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Nigeria – June 19th, 2014

Nigeria has ended its “war” on newspaper circulation and returned publications to the newsstand. The military restricted access to newspapers for five days and it is rumored that some newspapers are considering legal action against the military and are being urged to do so by the Nigeria Labour Congress (NLC). The restriction was hardest on […]

India – June 18th, 2014

While Modi’s BJP administration establishes itself in a corruption-ridden India, provincial UPA opposition governors in the states of Kerala, Assam, and Karnataka refuse to leave their positions. While a 2010 Supreme Court decision stated only “compelling” causes could remove a governor from office, the precedent was set in 2004 when UPA politicians removed BJP governors.  Modi’s handling of this […]

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