Chinese Dissident Artist Unveils Exhibition On Alcatraz Island Spotlighting Crackdowns On Free Speech
An exhibition by a Chinese artist which spotlights government stifling of free speech – and featuring the use of more than one million Lego pieces – was unveiled on Alcatraz Island Wednesday.
Viktor Kee, a star juggler with Cirque du Soleil, is driving across the country, starting in San Francisco, to help people in his native Ukraine.
Madonna said she was happy to party in the USA as she kicked off the U.S. leg of her “MDNA Tour” in Philadelphia. Her Bay Area stop will be at the HP Pavilion at San Jose…
Iran’s foreign minister said Saturday that the courts are willing in “the near future” to commute the prison sentences for two Americans convicted of spying. The Americans’ lawyer, meanwhile, was in court trying to arrange a $1 million bail-for-freedom deal.
Iran’s president Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said two UC Berkeley grads jailed in Iran on charges of espionage for two years could be freed this week.