Living 

(Online) Censorship in Southeast Asia

I‘m just back from giving a talk on (Online) Censorship in Southeast Asia over there in Berlin at re:publica conference (#rp15). While being there and while talking about censorship in Thailand and Southeast Asia I also heard a lot of talks concerning this topic from other countries. It seems as if this topic is becoming more and more substantial again – in 2015! We all thought we left the old times behind, censorship was considered a thing of the past (with the exception of North Korea) and we, well most…

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Living 

(Online) Censorship in Southeast Asia – Presentation at #rp15 conference

I just finished giving a presentation on (online) Censorship and freedom of speech in Southeast Asia (ASEAN) at re:publica conference in Berlin. I’ll write more in detail about it once I’m back at a desk with electricity and wifi but until then here’s my slidedeck. Recording will follow. (Online) Censorship in Southeast Asia | #rp15 from Sascha Funk

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bang-la-merd-thai art after the coup Living 

Voice of Bang-La-Merd – Art under Martial Law

What is fun about writing with Sascha at my-thai.org is that I happen to visited many cool places around Bangkok. (Oh yes, I’m a native and he’s a German expat.) Sometimes being a local can be a great excuse to overlook things around you like “It’s ok. I live here. I can be there anytime.”… and end up with going nowhere at all. So this time, once again, he sent me a link about an interview with the actress of Bang-La-Merd: the Land I Do Not Own, which is the…

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