The journalist advocacy group Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reports that it has requested help from US, French and Finnish ambassadors in Hanoi on behalf of three “cyberdissidents” held by Vietnamese authorities for nearly a month.
INDOONESIA - Tommy Suharto: Making a mockery of justice
“The latest news is that Tommy Suharto will be released from jail later this month (not that he actually spent much time in jail mind you; mostly he was in Jakarta on compassionate leave). Just four f*** years after ordering the brutal assassination of Sy
‘SIT ON MY FACE’ TV commercial for Japanese canned coffee
“This morning I was watching my TV while making breakfast when I heard Monty Python’s “SIT ON MY FACE” playing. It was one of those zany commercials … that was selling Kirin Beer’s FIRE(tm) brand canned coffee.”
“So, a schizophrenic man goes and writes some uncomplimentary graffiti about Lee Hsien Loong using a MARKER PEN and was put away for three months. A man deliberately tortured and killed a cat, a living being, and was sentenced to eight weeks in prison.”