Novelist and winner of the prestigious 2021 PEN Pinter Prize Kakwenza Rukirabashaija is the latest torture victim of the Ugandan regime.
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North Korean state media has aired propaganda which claims Kim Jong-Il invented “wheat wraps,” which closely resemble burritos.
Herman Duarte, a Costa Rican representative for Arbitrator Intelligence shares insights on freedoms of political cartoonists in Latin America.
Comedians are helping run Ukraine. President Volodymyr Zelensky has surrounded himself with advisers from his old comedy troupe.
Political cartoons on Trump were often rejected by newspapers as editors became increasingly wary of publishing opinion cartoons.
Malaysian authorities are harassing Zulkiflee Anwar Ulhaque over a cartoon in which the cartoonist allegedly mocked a regional minister.
Our guests this week offer a framework for effective nonviolent organizing by trapping authority figures between a rock and a hard place.
Science misinformation is difficult to detect. However, a solution can be found in humor according to a new scientific study.
Myanmar’s authorities arrested the country’s best-known comedian as part of the crackdown on nationwide protests against junta rule.
Belarus’ political crisis has spread to this year Eurovision contest as its entry is about to be disqualified due to its controversial song choice.