Archivio tag: Law

Families fear return to Pakistan’s Swat valley

Two years of violence may have ended in Pakistan’s Swat valley, but it has taken its toll on the people living there.

Following a deal with the local Taliban, the area is adjusting to life according to Sharia law.

Al Jazeera’s Zeina Khodr reports on the fragile peace and why it is not enough to entice back those who fled the fighting.

Denmark’s strict immigration regulations

Denmark’s immigration regulations are very strict. For the increasing number whose applications are rejected, like Nabil Darwish, a 36-year-old Iraqi Kurd, it means being caught up in a system with no obvious way out. Al Jazeera’s Awad Joumaa reporting from Denmark.

Indonesia continues to battle corruption


Indonesia is one of the most corrupt countries in the world – ranking 126 out of 180 nations on Transparency International’s corruption index.

Now it is targetting gangsters in an effort to improve its image.

But as Al Jazeera’s Step Vaessen found, the police and politicians have a habit of getting on the wrong side of the law themselves.