In a hearing where the Far Eastern Economic
Review’s outside lawyers were not allowed to participate, a Singapore high
court has refused to throw out defamation lawsuits filed against the magazine
by... Read More...
In a scorching public letter to President Fernando Pombo of
the International Bar Association, Swedish parliamentarian and human rights
activist Birgitta Ohlsson has asked that the legal confederation not... Read More...
Responding to pressure from the United Nations and domestic critics,
the administration of President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo relented Thursday and
released an official report critical of the role of the Phi... Read More...
The little publicized decision of the International Bar
Association, perhaps the world’s pre-eminent legal confederation, to hold its
2007 annual convention in Singapore is drawing fire from critics... Read More...
The controversy over Prime Minister John Howard’s slagging
off of US Senator and Democratic presidential hopeful Barack Obama has hardly
simmered down before Australia gets ready to face another, with... Read More...
Philippine President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo may be on a
collision course with her military establishment after she succumbed to
international pressure Wednesday and ordered the release of a critical report... Read More...
When Zhou Zhengyi went to prison in Shanghai in 2004, he was
treated like a king – lavish meals, the use of his mobile phone so that he
could run his business and a year off his sentence.
Once t... Read More...
reports in Indonesia and Australia are signaling that murderous sectarian
violence is about to return to the Poso area of central Sulawesi
by such fundamentalist organizations as Jemaah Islami... Read More...
Muhammad Yunus, who won the Nobel Peace Prize as the creator
of micro credit financing for the poor, formally announced Sunday that he will
form a new political party, saying he has a mission to enter the... Read More...
I am a
warlord's daughter, granddaughter, niece, cousin, relative, and friend. On my
bloodline I blame the deaths of hundreds of men in Abra. But I am powerless to
undo what members of my clan have wro... Read More...