Mosuli lähedalt leiti 100 tsiviilelaniku surnukehaga massihaud
Iraagi koalitsioonivägede ja politsei teatel leiti eile Mosuli lähedalt massihaud, milles on vähemalt 100 ilma peata tsiviilelaniku surnukeha.
08.11.2016, Inna-Katrin HeinPM
To understand or condemn? Kindergarten employee tapes bully's fingers
Tartu Postimees received an anonymous tip concerning a Tartu kindergarten where a teacher had taped together the fingers of a boy who exhibited aggressive behavior towards other children. To protect the family and the teacher, the newspaper will not publish the name of the kindergarten in question. The principal admitted the incident, and said they have had a serious conversation with the teacher and that an oral reprimand has been made.
18.10.2016, Mari-Liis PintsonPM
Old Town bars to sue City of Tallinn over restrictions
Ten bars situated mainly in Suur-Karja Street in Tallinn's Old Town plan to sue the city government over economic activity restrictions which they claim violate their rights.
Register grabs health data against will of people
On the surface, any individual may decide who used their delicate personal data and how. The reality differs starkly. As is also the case with cancer screening register: a person desiring to close down her data is helpless against a clause in a law, and the health data are used against her will.
17.08.2015, Helen MihelsonPM
Eastern neighbour rattling parents in Estonia
Since last fall, Estonia features non-profit organisation Parents of Estonia which has sent letters to social affairs committee of Riigikogu and social ministry and has appeared on Tallinn TV regarding Estonia’s new Child Protection Act facilitating removal of children from parents.
27.05.2015, Anneli AmmasPM
Best known Moscow lawyer says fight
The more incriminative the legal system the greater the role of lawyers, says Genrih Padva – a living legend at Russia’s Bar Association.
13.10.2014, Jaanus PiirsaluPM
Cohabitation Act fills Toompea with cons and pros
Yesterday, Foundation for Protecting Family and Tradition (SA Perekonna ja Traditsiooni Kaitseks, SAPTK) held a demonstration in Tallinn aimed against planned Cohabitation Act. In addition to hundreds who were against, supporters of the law showed up as well.
Security risk rising from the camera
Without awareness of owner, faulty settings of security camera may send images into Internet for all the world to see. In Tallinn, such systems are at least a hundred.
02.10.2014, Uwe GnadenteichPM
Editorial: the state vs the lawyer – a battle of principle
By its directive yesterday, justice ministry fired a resounding opening shot in its battle with Bar Association. The issue: how much must taxpayer pay to BA for it to provide legal assistance to people who can’t afford a lawyer?
Editorial: why fear the votes of our very own kids?
A month ago, to the day, 41 Riigikogu members launched a bill to alter the constitution. Yesterday, the government said yes. Aim of the amendment is for 16 and 17 year olds to obtain voting rights – as things stand, 18 is the threshold.
Bosses discriminating the pregnant to be publicly shamed
As announced by bureau of equality commissioner, employers repeatedly discriminating pregnant employees and those with small children will be exposed publicly to shame the problematic practice – still widespread.
Teacher in Narva quits under political pressure
Pavel Kuznetsov, Teacher of the Year 2012 at Narva Soldino Gymnasium, was forced to quit his job when the school’s Centre-Party-headmaster found out he was running, in soc dems list, at local elections. «The kids do not know, actually, that I left for political reasons,» admits the 32 years old science teacher.
26.09.2013, Risto BerendsonPM
Editorial: rights ravished
Sole power breeding forced partyzation and undermining democracy