CONOR FAIRTLOUGH WRITES– In Japan, the Yakuza (Japanese gangsters) has been popularized in movies and television shows. And why wouldn’t it be? The full body tattoo art, gang fights over territory, and iconic images of fingers being cut off for those who “fail” their Bosses. The hype is something that…Full Article JAPAN: Decrease in Yakuza Numbers?
It took a serious Spanish media outlet to shine light on the latest anti-media atrocity in this country Recently Eurasia Review: News and Analysis, an independent news outlet based in Spain, has reported that yet another Bangladeshi journalist has been killed. Talhad Ahmed Kabid was a reporter with the Bangladeshi…Full Article BANGLADESH: Mortal Danger for Journalists Continues
Citizens of Queenslanders, Australia, now have the ability to report lost and damaged property, graffiti, and loitering via a newly developed mobile phone app. Mere hours after issuing their Annual Statistical Review, Police Commissioner Bob Atkinson and Police Minister Jack Dempsey released the PoliceLink app which enables citizens to contact…Full Article AUSTRALIA: Can’t Stand Graffiti? Now There’s an App for That.
At a national courts conference in China recently, judges reported that internet blogs turn out to be a great asset when it comes to preventing juvenile crime and communicating with young deviants. Most judges in attendance agreed that although the internet is a great tool that many youngsters use to…Full Article CHINA: Fighting Crime One Blog at a Time