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English translation: gag law

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Spanish term or phrase:ley mordaza
English translation:gag law
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23:58 Dec 4, 2005
Spanish to English translations [PRO]
Social Sciences - Law: Contract(s)
Spanish term or phrase: ley mordaza
used to explain government lack of assurance of free expression
chapintrigueros
gag law
Explanation:
gag law

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-12-05 00:05:25 GMT)
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IFEX :: IAPA protests attempt to impose gag law
IAPA protests attempt to impose gag law. Español: SIP rechaza intento de aplicar
Ley Mordaza. Country/Topic: Bolivia Date: 27 October 2000 ...
www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/11846/ - 24k - Cached - Similar pages

IFEX :: Press workers protest against "gag law"
Press workers protest against "gag law". Español: Trabajadores de prensa protestan
contra ley mordaza. Country/Topic: Paraguay Date: 27 July 2001 ...
www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/14176 - 25k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from www.ifex.org ]

FROM CUBA / Three independent journalists threatened with "gag ...
Three independent journalists threatened with "gag" law. HAVANA, November 14 (Ana
Rosa Veitía, ... Ley 88 (Ley mordaza). [ BACK TO THE NEWS ] ...
www.cubanet.org/CNews/y02/nov02/18e1.htm - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

Latinamerica Press: Article
... The proposed law, which government opponents call the "Ley Mordaza" or "Gag Law"
would impose a complex system of controls on programming, most of them ...
www.lapress.org/Article.asp?lanCode=1&artCode=4005 - 59k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

RW ONLINE:Puerto Rico's Fight for Independence
In 1948, the authorities passed the Ley de la Mordaza, the gag law. La Mordaza
made it illegal to advocate the overthrow of the US government in Puerto Rico ...
rwor.org/a/v20/960-69/966/prhist.htm - 27k - Cached - Similar pages

UNHCR - Country of Origin and Legal Information
... 88 or, among dissidents, the Ley Mordaza, Gag Law, it is so restrictive that a Cuban
could now be imprisoned for up to five years for merely writing a letter ...
www.unhcr.ch/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rsd/rsddocview.htm?CATEGORY=... - 51k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

About Us - Center for a Free Cuba - Excerpts on Enemy Propaganda ...
These provisions earned the December 1996 law a new name, in common parlance
the "gag law" or "antidote law" (ley mordaza or ley antídoto). ...
www.cubacenter.org/inside_cuba/laws3.html - 34k - Cached - Similar pages

Cubafacts.com - Human Rights in Cuba Since the Papal Visit ...
88 or, among dissidents, the Ley Mordaza, Gag Law, it appeared to augur a period
of even greater repression against dissidents and independent journalists. ...
www.cubafacts.com/Humanrights/HRPers99/hrpers99p12.htm - 17k - Cached - Similar pages

gag: Definition, Synonyms and Much More From Answers.com
mordaza, abreboca v. tr. - tapar la boca, amordazar, cerrar la boca, clausurar,
impedir v. intr. - atorarse n. - broma, guasa, chiste, morcilla, ...
www.answers.com/topic/gag - 47k - Cached - Similar pages

LASNET Archive 1999: PUERTO RICO
of Puerto Rican with the help of La Mordaza! Although the Gag Law was derogated
in 1957, the practice of surveillance of independentistas continued, ...
lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/news/arc/lasnet/1999/0346.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

Try searching for "gag law" mordaza on Google Book Search
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gag law


Explanation:
gag law

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Note added at 7 mins (2005-12-05 00:05:25 GMT)
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IFEX :: IAPA protests attempt to impose gag law
IAPA protests attempt to impose gag law. Español: SIP rechaza intento de aplicar
Ley Mordaza. Country/Topic: Bolivia Date: 27 October 2000 ...
www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/11846/ - 24k - Cached - Similar pages

IFEX :: Press workers protest against "gag law"
Press workers protest against "gag law". Español: Trabajadores de prensa protestan
contra ley mordaza. Country/Topic: Paraguay Date: 27 July 2001 ...
www.ifex.org/en/content/view/full/14176 - 25k - Cached - Similar pages
[ More results from www.ifex.org ]

FROM CUBA / Three independent journalists threatened with "gag ...
Three independent journalists threatened with "gag" law. HAVANA, November 14 (Ana
Rosa Veitía, ... Ley 88 (Ley mordaza). [ BACK TO THE NEWS ] ...
www.cubanet.org/CNews/y02/nov02/18e1.htm - 11k - Cached - Similar pages

Latinamerica Press: Article
... The proposed law, which government opponents call the "Ley Mordaza" or "Gag Law"
would impose a complex system of controls on programming, most of them ...
www.lapress.org/Article.asp?lanCode=1&artCode=4005 - 59k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

RW ONLINE:Puerto Rico's Fight for Independence
In 1948, the authorities passed the Ley de la Mordaza, the gag law. La Mordaza
made it illegal to advocate the overthrow of the US government in Puerto Rico ...
rwor.org/a/v20/960-69/966/prhist.htm - 27k - Cached - Similar pages

UNHCR - Country of Origin and Legal Information
... 88 or, among dissidents, the Ley Mordaza, Gag Law, it is so restrictive that a Cuban
could now be imprisoned for up to five years for merely writing a letter ...
www.unhcr.ch/cgi-bin/texis/vtx/rsd/rsddocview.htm?CATEGORY=... - 51k - Supplemental Result - Cached - Similar pages

About Us - Center for a Free Cuba - Excerpts on Enemy Propaganda ...
These provisions earned the December 1996 law a new name, in common parlance
the "gag law" or "antidote law" (ley mordaza or ley antídoto). ...
www.cubacenter.org/inside_cuba/laws3.html - 34k - Cached - Similar pages

Cubafacts.com - Human Rights in Cuba Since the Papal Visit ...
88 or, among dissidents, the Ley Mordaza, Gag Law, it appeared to augur a period
of even greater repression against dissidents and independent journalists. ...
www.cubafacts.com/Humanrights/HRPers99/hrpers99p12.htm - 17k - Cached - Similar pages

gag: Definition, Synonyms and Much More From Answers.com
mordaza, abreboca v. tr. - tapar la boca, amordazar, cerrar la boca, clausurar,
impedir v. intr. - atorarse n. - broma, guasa, chiste, morcilla, ...
www.answers.com/topic/gag - 47k - Cached - Similar pages

LASNET Archive 1999: PUERTO RICO
of Puerto Rican with the help of La Mordaza! Although the Gag Law was derogated
in 1957, the practice of surveillance of independentistas continued, ...
lanic.utexas.edu/la/region/news/arc/lasnet/1999/0346.html - 9k - Cached - Similar pages

Try searching for "gag law" mordaza on Google Book Search

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