An article about freedom of expression involving a political figure and comments alleged to 'incite hatred' may be viewed here.
Thursday, September 30, 2010
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Saturday, September 25, 2010
Chiranuch Premchaiporn, webmaster of an online Journal in Thailand, was arrested at Bangkok airport and charged with 'insulting the monarchy.' An article may be viewed here.
An article about the history of so-called lese majeste may be viewed here.
Friday, September 24, 2010
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Monday, September 20, 2010
Legal action has been demanded against artist Jose Pereira for hurting the sentiments of Hindus at large, and interested groups have requested the immediate withdrawal of the exhibition.
An article may be viewed here. Doffing the ArtSmith, who sleuthed out the image.
Friday, September 17, 2010
This cartoon was published on the front page of 2 Mexican newspapers; an article may be viewed here. The cartoonist's response to angry readers is here.
There is a law in Mexico against altering the national flag, and a permit must be obtained for its broadcast.
Thursday, September 16, 2010
Cher appeared at the Video Music Awards this week in a remake of the costume from her 1989 video "If I Could Turn Back Time." The video was originally banned by MTV, and then was shown only after 9 p.m.
The top image is not really her.
The pastor of a tiny church in central Florida announced his intention to burn books, specifically copies of the Quran, on the 9th anniversary of 911. He ultimately withdrew the plan, but not before getting the world's attention; an article may be viewed here. The church' website is here.
This image is by a Bulgarian cartoonist, Christo Komar.