Singaporean Leslie Chew is the cartoonist behind the provocative comic strip 'Demon-cratic Singapore'. It's based on fictional events and characters but that hasn't stopped Singapore's government from charging Chew with contempt.
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Fulbright scholar Jesse Appell went to China to study the tradition of Chinese stand-up comedy. But after he made a spoof video of Psy's megahit, "Gangnam Style" which he called "Laowai Style" he found himself at the center of his own comedy.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Pakistani author Kamila Shamsie, about the assassination of Pakistani government minister Shahbaz Bhatti today. Bhatti is the second politician to be murdered after speaking out against Pakistan's strict blasphemy laws.
The World's Clark Boyd reports on governments that have found various ways to block citizens' access to internet sites; this web filtering is described in a new book, "Access Denied: The Practice and Policy of Global Internet Filtering".
Most of Saudi Arabia's population is under the age of 30, and a growing number of them is frustrated with the Kingdom's tight restrictions on social freedoms, and that could pose problems for the Saudi state
The World's Matthew Bell reports on the Dalai Lama's visit to Seattle where the Tibetan spiritual leader is appearing at the University of Washington, and questions have been raised on whether he's able to speak freely while there.
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