Cuban human rights not so ‘sexy’, Marita van der Vyfer

South African author Marita van der Vyfer has stated in an interview that “Cuba is the only place on earth where communism is still colourful and sexy”. However, according to Human Rights Watch, Cuba is still behaving very much like … Read the rest

Vietnamese activist convicted for Facebook posts

A Vietnamese activist received a 15 month suspended prison sentence Tuesday for “abusing democratic freedoms” through his Facebook posts –part of an escalating crackdown on dissent by the communist regime.

Dinh Nhat Uy, 30, was convicted at the end of … Read the rest

Dunkin’ Donuts apologises for ‘bizarre and racist’ advertisement

Dunkin’ Donuts has apologized for the “insensitivity” of an advertising campaign in Thailand featuring a woman in blackface makeup to promote a new chocolate flavored doughnut.

The Dunkin’ Donuts franchise in Thailand came under criticism Friday after Human Rights Watch … Read the rest