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Political Handbook of the World Online Edition. The Violence of Mexican Drug Cartels. Government Requests – Google Transparency Report. Like other technology and communications companies, Google regularly receives requests from government agencies and courts around the world to remove content from our services or to review such content to determine if it should be removed for inconsistency with a product's community policies.

Government Requests – Google Transparency Report

In this report, we disclose the number of requests we receive from each government in six-month periods with certain limitations. Governments ask companies to remove or review content for many different reasons. For example, some content removals are requested due to allegations of defamation, while others are due to allegations that the content violates local laws prohibiting hate speech or adult content. Laws surrounding these issues vary by country, and the requests reflect the legal context of a given jurisdiction. We hope this tool will be helpful in discussions about the appropriate scope and authority of government requests. By Reporting Period All Requests Court Orders. Global Integrity Report. 2009 Global Integrity Index Global Integrity Index: 2009 What is the Global Integrity Index? The Global Integrity Index annually assesses the existence, effectiveness, and citizen access to key national-level anti-corruption mechanisms across a diverse range of countries.

The Global Integrity Index: Methodology The Global Integrity Index assesses the existence, effectiveness, and citizen access to key national-level anti-corruption mechanisms used to hold governments accountable. The Global Integrity Index is generated by aggregating more than 300 Integrity Indicators systematically gathered for each country covered. For a complete description of the Index and Global Integrity Report methodology, including discussions of scoring aggregation techniques and the team member selection process, read our complete Methodology White Paper. Political Terror Scale : Home. Working to Protect Human Rights. Middle East Political Events Data, 1979-1995. This study is provided by ICPSR.

Middle East Political Events Data, 1979-1995

ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community. Principal Investigator(s): Pevehouse, Jon Summary: This study is a collection of machine-coded events using the coding scheme employed in BEHAVIORAL CORRELATES OF WAR, 1816-1975 (ICPSR 8606) (BCOW) to create a continuous time series of data on interstate interaction covering the Levant area (countries bordering on the eastern Mediterranean sea). The collection was produced by a computer program, developed at the University of Kansas, which reads in Reuters News Service reports and parses the first sentence (the lead) into the three...

Access Notes These data are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Dataset(s) Study Description Citation Pevehouse, Jon. Persistent URL: Export Citation: RIS (generic format for RefWorks, EndNote, etc.) Funding This study was funded by: Scope of Study Time Period: Report 2009.pdf. Policy_research/surveys_indices/cpi. Policy_research/surveys_indices/gcb. Internet Center for Corruption Research. Freedom of the Press. Defending Human Rights Worldwide. Freedom in the World.