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Legal experts have welcomed the ruling in the Wambora case as a chance for the judiciary to re-establish its power. (Photo: Ting Chen Wing/Flickr)
29 Apr 14
Some lawyers say it was wise to rein in legislators, but warn against judges meddling in politics.
 Elchin Qubadov, whose farmland has been seized to build a new airport. (Photo: Gular Mehdizade)
25 Apr 14
On latest construction site, villagers say their farmland was taken before anyone offered them compensation.
The movement holds its latest protest against the pension reform, Yerevan, April 12, 2014. (Photo: Photolure agency)
23 Apr 14
Confusion as constitutional judges rules that compulsory deductions are unlawful but then say they can continue for now.
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga has sought to tackle several weaknesses in Kenya's justice system. (Photo: Ford Foundation/Flickr)
17 Apr 14
Recent dismissals further increase dissatisfaction with national justice system.
15 Apr 14
Renewed campaign on potentially far-reaching legal changes that are now before parliament.
The YanukovychLeaks team is posting thousands of financial documents online. This one shows payment for a top-of-the-range Mercedes. (Photo courtesy of YanukovychLeaks)
9 Apr 14
YanukovychLeaks journalists put political leaders past, present and future, on notice that no one is immune from scrutiny.
27 Mar 14
Arrival of new administration offers rare opportunity to tackle endemic corruption.
26 Mar 14
Rebel factions say they support court but want their own men on it.
Onlookers examine the damage caused by a blast at the Azerbaijani Popular Front’s headquarters in Baku. (Photo: Afgan Mukhtarli)
14 Mar 14
Popular Front party headquarters hit by “accidental” blast, followed by deliberate demolition on health and safety grounds.