Alexander Lukashenko, president of Belarus since 1994. (Image courtesy of the Belarus Digest)In a previous post, I shared some personal experiences that cause me to believe Belarus has lower-than-advertised levels of corruption, offering a solid foundation for investment.… Continue Reading
Posts Tagged: freedom of the press
The Department of Justice revised its procedures for obtaining documents from media outlets regarding leaks of classified material, promising to notify journalists beforehand of any requests for the documents.
The DOJ’s new regulations, published late Friday, make it manadatory that the agency provide notice of any impending demand for such documents, unless circumstances require otherwise.… Continue Reading
The U.K.’s Serious Fraud Office (SFO) obtained an order from a British judge last month forbidding the Wall Street Journal from printing the names of dozens of individuals who are expected to be named as co-conspirators in the SFO’s investigation of the London interbank offer rate (LIBOR).… Continue Reading