Category : Vietnam
Arthur Miller’s The Sin of Power
The American playwright and author Arthur Miller wrote for Index Magazine in 1978 about The Sin of Power. Here we reproduce that article for the first time on our website.
Cambodia: Human rights defender threatened for opposing hate speech
Cambodia has come a long way since the brutal Pol Pot regime, but the recent flood of hate-mail and death-threats sent to the president of the Cambodian Centre for Human Rights points to a society still dangerously divided over ethnic and racial issues. Tom Fawthrop reports
Four places where social media could land you in jail
Facebook has nearly 1.2 billion monthly active users –that’s nearly 20% of the total global population. Yet, in some countries harsh sanctions and time in jail can be imposed on those who comment on social media, in the majority of cases for speaking out against their government.
Five activists punished by their governments for speaking out
Activists are continually harassed and punished for standing up and speaking out about social and political issues they feel are unjust in their country. Here are five activists whose government didn’t quite like what they had to say. Raif Badawi- Saudi blogger punished after calling for ‘day of liberalism’ It would seem absurd to […]