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6 July 2015
Provocative Images Depicting Differences Between Hong Kong and China Highlight Inter-Cultural Conflict
As China continues to undermine the 'One Country, Two Systems' accord, artists in Hong Kong strike back with provocative comparisons between the two territories.
"They might imprison us but they will never imprison our wills and ideas. We will make them know that ideas are bullet proof."
4 July 2015
The arrest and detention of 14 anti-Junta activists in Thailand has sparked outrage across the country. It also inspired many academics to call for the immediate release of the activists.
"When we heard that there were 120,000 people living as refugees, fighting for mere survival and living on less than 2 cents per day, we had to act."
3 July 2015
1 July 2015
"Once they found out that you were a resident of Jinshan, they took you away. The Internet was blocked. The minute that photos were uploaded, they disappeared."
30 June 2015
28 June 2015
"People tell us they are happy there is a book that looks at Cambodia as it is—not just the temples of Angkor or photos of children riding an oxcart."
27 June 2015
A Japanese girl group's clash with municipal government highlights increasingly vocal opposition to Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's government.
"The father is forever the father, whatever he was, a so-called political figure, now he has been put in prison. The son is forever the son."