Category: <span>Onon</span>

Leading Mongolian lawyer dismissess sentence given to Munkhbayar

Rivers without Boundaries finally obtained proper English translation of the CRIMINAL CODE OF MONGOLIA . According to this UN-approved copy the articles, according to which Munkhbayar and each of his his friends were sentenced on January 21 to 21 year in prison, have the following titles: Article 81. Act of …

Environmentalists or terrorists? Nationalists or patriots?

Michelle Tolson published today a brilliant text on gross injustice done to famous Mongolian environmentalist Munkhbayar and his fellows. “Authoritarian” government of the region after clashes with environmental activists either release them as it was done with “pirates” from Greenpeace in Russia or give them 1-2 year suspended jail term …

Mongolian law amended without people’s consent will lead to greater controversy

  Mongolian Mining Journal published a very informative description of changes proposed to the “Law with long name” with a promising title “End of confusion over “long-titled” law in sight” We publish a shortened version with RwB comments. Aslo see THE SHORT HISTORY OF THE LAW WITH LONG NAME SEPTEMBER …

Gold and Dynamite: Mongolian Law with the Long Name – Acute Conflict in Media Excerpts.

On September 16, 2013 Great State Khural of Mongolia gathered with intention to weaken one of the most progressive environmental laws for the sake of “boosting development”. 8 environment activists are arrested on terrorist charges as they undertook a desperate attempt to bring alternative approaches to law implementation to the …

Mongolian Rulers addressed by Civic Environmental Groups

Unofficial translation STATEMENT ADDRESSED TO THE SPEAKER AND MEMBERS OF PARLIAMENT AND LEADERS OF EXECUTIVE GOVERNMENT FROM MONGOLIAN CITIZENS AND CIVIL SOCIETY ORGANIZATIONS ENGAGED IN ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION ACTIVITIES The Constitution of our country grants to its citizens the right to live in safe and secure environment, be protected from loss …