Tag Archives: repression

Pussy Riot Freedom

Show trial in the USSR were an integral instrument of Stalin’s oppressive regime and the practice has been revived in Vladimir Putin’s Russia to stifle any and all demonstrations against his rule. Last February three members of the punk group Pussy Riot entered Moscow’s Russian Orthodox Cathedral of Christ to perform PRAYER beseeching the Mother […]

The Voice of the People

Thai people rarely speak to foreigners about the problem of the rich against the poor. They avoid the subject amongst themselves, for any inappropriate comment might be seen as a threat against the status quo. The elite or khon yai don’t appreciate criticism and countless activists, justice seekers, and poor people with a grievance have […]