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  1. 1. news | 23 Feb 2015

    Egypt court jails dissident Alaa Abdel Fattah for five years

    By AFP

    » CAIRO - An Egyptian court on Monday sentenced Alaa Abdel Fattah, a leading dissident during the country's 2011 uprising, to five years in prison over an illegal protest.

  2. 2. learning | 20 Dec 2010

    Public-private partnership law and corruption

    About government

    By Jon Fernquest

    » Corrupt politicians soon dreamed up ways to circumvent the original public-private partnership (PPP) law of 1992. Can a new rewrite of the law close all the loopholes in the law used for corruption?

  3. 3. news | 23 Jan 2015

    Charter drafters urge NLA to halt changes to anti-graft law

    politics

    By Mongkol Bangprapa, Newspaper section: News

    » The Constitution Drafting Committee (CDC) has recommended that parliament considers putting on hold the draft amendment to the anti-corruption law that seeks to give more power to the National Anti-Corruption Commission ...

  4. 4. news | 21 Jan 2015

    China anti-terror law may 'inflict grave harm': rights group

    By AFP

    » BEIJING - A new anti-terrorism law under review in China could grant the government license to commit a raft of human rights abuses, a rights group said Tuesday, calling for it to be overhauled.

  5. 5. opinion | 23 Feb 2015

    Surrogacy law will fail

    EDITORIAL

    Newspaper section: News

    » The National Legislative Assembly (NLA) has once again failed in its responsibility to debate and carefully consider a vital law. Last week's hasty and opaque passage of a new law on surrogacy seems to have involved...

  6. 6. news | 11 Feb 2015

    Panitan puts case for keeping martial law

    human rights

    Newspaper section: News

    » A government adviser has defended the continuation of martial law after a group of lawyers released a damning report that exposed violations of human rights and international obligations under martial law.

  7. 7. news | 15 Feb 2015

    Iran's Panahi wins Berlin film fest Golden Bear top prize

    By AFP

    » BERLIN - Iranian dissident director Jafar Panahi won the Golden Bear top prize at the 65th Berlin film festival Saturday for "Taxi", his third movie made in defiance of an official ban.

  8. 8. news | 13 Feb 2015

    Ai Weiwei zodiac heads sell for record $4.3m in London

    By AFP

    » LONDON - A set of 12 gold-plated animal head sculptures by China's Ai Weiwei sold for pound sterling2.8 million ($4.3 million, 3.8 million euros) at auction on Thursday, setting a new record for the dissident artist...

  9. 9. news | 19 Feb 2015

    WHO backs new tobacco control law

    health

    By Paritta Wangkiat, Newspaper section: News

    » The World Health Organisation (WHO) backs the Public Health Ministry’s new tobacco control law, the government says.

  10. 10. news | 14 Feb 2015

    NCPO defends martial law, court

    » The National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO)on Saturday defended the need to continue martial law and the use of the Military Court in the wake of fresh criticism from the European Union.

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