Head of criminal group gets long jail sentenceLocal News
- European network calling on Estonia to guarantee sufficient funding for women's sheltersLocal News
- Editorial: let's bring violent deaths down by halfOpinion
- Editorial: a changed worldOpinion
- Editorial: young people must be kept far from alcoholOpinion
- Ten members of parliament require removal of Tiit Ojasoo from officeLocal News
- Editorial: let there be truth with mercyOpinion
- A first in Estonia: biography shredded Allegedly, author lied about unmarried partnerLocal News
- Editorial: how to restore sense of security in society?Opinion
- Editorial: No end in sight with war in Syria. Relief, if luckyOpinion
- Police catch man as suspect in double murderLocal News
- Editorial: Paris changed everything? It did not. The values must remainOpinionReaction in Europe to the Friday night terror attacks in Paris were substantially different from before. The acts owned by Islamic State were coordinated and inhumanly cruel. Even so, some of the reactions have led to conclusions potentially hazardous to basic European values. Should these reactions be allowed to dominate, not only will the terrorist groupings will be sent a signal that have they managed to shake Europe, but our own principles may be endangered.
- Defiant Congolese triggers rebellionLocal News
- Police needs help breaking up fightsLocal NewsAs uncovered by Estonian Institute for Open Society research published in March, police investigators indeed deem inability of men to control their aggressiveness the chief cause for violence against women – while not discounting thoughtless behaviour by the ladies themselves. A more recent study on assessment by police shows the same: often, they claim, it’s also thoughtless actions by women that may lead to physical or sexual violence.
- Officials say state unable to prevent domestic violenceLocal News
- Editorial: the court just does its jobOpinionBoys accused in attempted rape of a girl of 12 were acquitted, by court. Criticism towards the court overflowed, in newspaper websites and social networks. Gender equality commissioner weighed in, finding that court judgments are often gender-biased. Anger boiled over. Understandably, as a child has suffered.
- Fights in homes increasingly police priorityLocal NewsLast year, over 9,000 incidents of domestic violence were reported to Police and Border Guard Board, 3,500 of these registered in Harju County. Northern Prefecture offence against person department head Rait Pikaro says the cases are increasingly a priority for police these past years and reporting thereof is increasing.
- Estonian president calls Mariupol attack brutal crimeLocal News
- Editorial: let us notice, let us listen, let us lend a helping handLocal News
- Editorial: JawsOpinionIs Estonian police turning dogs on peaceful citizens, cruelly beating alternative-culture-loving concert-goers and opponents of the government, having basically pulled out all the stops? Or is it, rather, that the Estonian police can’t guarantee the basic order, is letting crooks throw their weight around and retreating before all who have the guts to curse them waiving fists and what not?
- Police «victim» a likely provocateurLocal News
- Life in hell on earthOpinion
- High risk families entered into police registerLocal News
- Editorial: street pluralismOpinionAt first glance, the increase of demonstrations in Estonia might be seen as sign of civil displeasure. In reality, this needs to be taken as development in democracy and civil society. Lately, our streets have seen slogans not against state and local government alone, but a private bank has also been targeted (protests against Swedbank, in Haapsalu). At University of Tartu, defence of classical faculties has taken on a virtual storm form. The Estonian is getting increasingly active.
- Editorial: «people’s republics» reveal real natureOpinion
- Rod takes kids down path of crimeLocal News
- Editorial: cruise peddlers must keep clients safeOpinionA couple of lines dropped by Tallink personnel director to a TV channel have triggered a scandal in Swedish society, as well as yet another debate on attitudes related to rape. This is what the director said: «Every woman have to think about that first, how much they drink. They know where it could go. And also we can say that not every drunk person is raped.» The ship company has condemned the attitude that can be attributed to these sentences, and the director has apologised.