Theater of Cruelty


The boomerang of technology

It is the increasing commercialization and militarization of public space that is due to the fact that today's shopping centers and airports are increasingly similar to each other. The result is that you are led around like a dog in a leash between the shelves while all your movements are mapped.

The Freedom of Expression Award is awarded to Vietnamese Nguyen Xuan Nghia

The 9. October 2009, after a trial that allegedly lasted only a few hours, Nguyen Xuan Nghia was sentenced to six years imprisonment under Article 88 of Vietnam's Penal Code.

Freedom of speech: A changing country

The awarding of the Freedom of Speech to Nguyen Xuan Nghia next Sunday is important for exile Vietnamese – and can also have a ripple effect in a Vietnam undergoing major cultural change.

The United States is pushing Norway

The US is pushing its allies to prevent support for a nuclear weapons ban, according to Japanese news agency Kyodo. "They want to stifle the proposal at birth," says No to the Nuclear Weapons.