Ashley Lizabeth, Peter Raynor, North Korea discussed on The Christian Science Monitor Daily


Ashley lizabeth for the monitor. Turning the sci-fi classic doom into a film has proved particularly difficult. The latest attempt shows the difficulty of creating a suitably epic canvas without losing emotional intimacy. You can find the full movie review by Peter raynor in today's issue. Now commentary from the monitor's editorial board on rewards for freedom of thought. If the North Korean regime ever collapses on its own, the Nobel Peace Prize ought to go to this group. Older people in North Korea. They are now banned from parks because they criticize the regime during their daily chats. After decades of stifling dissent, the regime can't seem to banish freedom of thought. The touch of freedom exists widely in North Korea is a testament to the power of truth and individual conscience. And to the liberty that enables each person to see others as free. Those who advocate for such freedoms are often awarded with international prizes. This year's Nobel Peace Prize, for example, went to two journalists for publishing under repressive regimes. Now, the European Parliament has given its annual sakharov prize for freedom of thought to Alexei Navalny. The country's leading pro democracy dissident, despite being poisoned twice, and then thrown in prison earlier this year, mister Navalny remains a moral center for many Russians. The European Union's award is named after a famed distant during the Cold War. Andre sucker of a Soviet nuclear scientist and human rights advocate. He wrote that freedom of thought is the only guarantee against.

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