All posts tagged free expression

  • Protest in Thailand
    Thai Freedom: We Can’t Breathe

    “Half of every story in Thailand is Royal… How can we write anything, even a historic novel, when we’re only allowed to touch the subject by praising them in a way that seems too unbelievable to be true?” Thai writer Marisa Akara calls attention to the stifling effects of the vice-like lèse-majesté law.


  • Egyptian Women Against Mubarak
    The Dance

    Hamdy el-Gazzar on the “Sisi” presidential election, Egyptian women, and the beautiful art of dancing that serves as a regular backdrop to life events.