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Govt has no respect for academic freedom

Silence not golden but thoughts are, lawyers tell academics under muzzling threat

Lawyer Syahredzan Johan says University Malaya law lecturer Azmi Sharom’s charge shows that government has no respect for academic freedom, when an academician can be charged for giving an opinion. 385 more words


Judiciary Workers to Resume Strike Oct 2

THE Judiciary Staff Union of Nigeria (JUSUN) has resolved to resume its suspended strike by October 2, if stakeholders refuse to comply with the court’s judgment and memorandum of understanding (MoU) of January 13 and August 1, respectively. 11 more words


A morning in the Phnom Penh Court of Appeal

This blog post is written by Lale Kuzu, former CCHR International Intern.

As a law graduate from the U.K, I have often found observing the hushed stillness of the Court of Appeal as daunting as sitting in a head teacher’s office regardless of whether you are present for discipline or reward. 404 more words


Sedition used to silence Gandhi

NGO: British used sedition to silence Gandhi

As the nation celebrates independence from British rule today, the government’s use of the colonial-era Sedition Act 1948 has come under severe criticism. 233 more words


More comical military lies

We assume that having to be in exile is not a joke. But the military dictatorship’s recent call for political opponents to return to Thailand for a “fair trial” is comical. 423 more words

Transparency in judicial appointments

Indian judiciary is the organ that supplies lifeblood of checks and balances in the arteries of an Indian state that has been on the vegetative state for a quite a long time . 300 more words

Sedition Act used to silence critics

Putrajaya using Sedition Act to silence critics, says Bersih 2.0

The Coalition for Clean and Fair Elections (Bersih 2.0) today expressed concern at the continued use of the Sedition Act 1948 “to silence dissenters and freedom of speech”. 307 more words