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NEWS: ROUND UP

Off With Their Heads

THE EDITORS

Photo from AHN SEHONG’s series “Comfort Women,” 2001–ongoing. Courtesy the artist.

It’s hard to know where to store your values nowadays, given the violent speculation that continues to target creative freedoms and economic markets alike. Regardless of their political stripes, savvy authorities increasingly exploit minutiae, loopholes and tenuous interpretations in the rule of law to give repressive climates the patina of legitimacy. In recent months, from Beijing to the West Bank, artists, film producers and scholars have been subject to midnight home raids, performance cancellations…

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