FREEDOM OF SPEECH: The opportunity to say something is always very limited, says MODERN TIMES's regular writer in this essay about different authorities' use of force. Away from today's mass media, an "underground" network of intellectuals has now emerged, including experienced journalists, intelligence officers, renowned professors and politicians.
Not many expected the Petersen Committee to come up with a critique of Norway's role in the Libya war, but the committee's report is nevertheless less critical than expected. It all remains a sad story.
Through a D-Notice statement dealing with Russian ex-agent Sergei Skripal's connection to the report on Donald Trump's sex life in Russia, the British authorities indicate what is particularly sensitive about the Skripal case.
Suspiciously many people walked around with walkie-talkies in the area just before the murder of Palme. MODERN TIMES's journalist was very close to the fateful night when the Swedish Prime Minister was shot. We ask why the police ignored a number of similar testimonials.