law

The Judicial Kidnapping of Julian Assange

“Let us look at ourselves, if we have the courage, to see what is happening to us” – Jean-Paul Sartre Sartre’s words should echo in all our minds following the grotesque decision of Britain’s High Court to extradite Julian Assange…

San Marino approves law to welcome unaccompanied foreign minors from refugee camps

The project will allow families and individuals residents of the Republic of San Marino to take MSNA into custody, including those coming from the Greek islands. Still I Rise has been involved with the project from the start. The Republic…

Paul Grüninger, the Swiss police officer whose reputation was restored after being condemned for saving hundreds of refugees’ lives

The recent arrest of Mimmo Lucano, the mayor of Riace, for “aiding illegal immigration” offers us another example of the ancient dilemma that pits law against justice. A dilemma at the heart of the Greek tragedy Antigone, it has emerged…

Is there legality upon injustice?

By QuatroV–4V The Apartheid was “legal”. Slavery was “legal”. Colonialism was “legal”. The Nazism was “legal”. Legality it is a power issue, not a Justice one.

Cambodia: NGO’s urge withdrawal of restrictive law

TO: H. E. Hun Sen Prime Minister Royal Government of Cambodia Phnom Penh, Cambodia 6 July 2015 Re: Law on Associations and Non-Governmental Organizations Dear Prime Minister Hun Sen, We, the undersigned international non-governmental organizations (NGOs) and membership organizations call…

President Correa announces “temporary” suspension of laws and calls for a “national debate”

Quito, June16 (Andes).-President Rafael Correa called for “a great national debate” to discuss bills that are currently in the National Assembly. The President announced a temporary withdrawal on inheritance taxes and capital gains, in order to avoid opposition groups provoking…