The special law adopted under gag order by the National Assembly on May 18, 2012, has entailed its share of challenges. Since then, the debate has raged and opinions have become polarized. Some criticize the law as a bludgeon which imposes limits on the freedom of expression and the freedom of association. Others, more resigned, doubt the government's good faith in resolving the impasse.
Amid the tempest, we should not lose sight of certain aspects of the law that raise questions about the rule of law, regardless of one another's position on the proposed tuition fee increases.
Facilitating legal proceedings