Dorian Geiger

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The Death of Thailand's King Is Turning the Country's Fashion Industry Black

Within the Thai economy, the fashion industry has been heavily affected by the country's mourning ritual of wearing black clothing to honor the late king. Demand for black threads is so high that brands are suffering while street vendors are cashing in.
Dorian Geiger
11.6.16
Culture

How Canada’s Record of Wrongful Imprisonment Has Changed Since ‘Wheat Kings’

The Tragically Hip song highlighted the tragic story of David Milgaard, but has much changed since he went free?
Dorian Geiger
8.16.16
News

How Iranian Women Are Protesting Against the Country's Strict Dress Code

In Iran, uploading a photo of yourself without a hijab, or a video of your singing, can be an act of protest.
Dorian Geiger
7.2.16
Stuff

Newfoundland’s Child Sex Doll Trial Raises Uncomfortable Questions About Pedophilia and the Law

A man was arrested for ordering a child sex doll through the mail, but a growing number of experts think Canadian child pornography laws are too harsh.
Dorian Geiger
2.25.16
News

​The Death Penalty Is Slowly Dying Out

Though Saudi Arabia captured headlines last week by executing 47 people in a single day, in recent years more and more nations have banned capital punishment.
Dorian Geiger
1.12.16
News

Poet Ashraf Fayadh Is Appealing the Death Sentence Handed Down by a Saudi Court

Ashraf Fayadh friends and family say that the poet—who is accused of apostasy and writing love poems that were allegedly anti-Islamic—is formally fighting his sentence.
Dorian Geiger
12.14.15
News

​Notepads, Guns, and Cocaine: The Isolated Life of a Paraguayan Journalist

Cándido Figueredo Ruíz's work paints a chilling portrait of organized crime and political corruption in Paraguay.
Dorian Geiger
12.8.15
News

Saudi Arabia’s Art Scene Is Horrified by the Death Sentence Given to Poet Ashraf Fayadh

News of his upcoming execution has made international headlines, but the harsh court ruling just underscores how hard it is to be an artist in Saudi Arabia.
Dorian Geiger
11.30.15
Stuff

What It's Like Drawing Mobsters and Celebrity Defendants as a Courtroom Artist

Christine Cornell has drawn the Boston Marathon bomber, John Lennon's killer, famed mobster John Gotti, and a host of other figures at the centers of high-profile trials.
Dorian Geiger
11.15.15
News

Criminalizing Cartoons: How the Law Is Dealing with Anime Child Pornography in Canada

There is a huge disparity between how Canada and Japan are treating anime child porn.
Dorian Geiger
7.2.15
News

Talking to Cambodians in the Bronx About the Khmer Rouge Genocide Tribunal

Despite many Cambodian New Yorkers' connection to the tragedy, the diaspora here isn't too focused on the proceedings in their home country.
Dorian Geiger
4.2.15
News

The Exchange Program That Puts College Kids in Classrooms with Prisoners

An ex-con became a professional criminal justice reform advocate thanks to a program that lets felons learn alongside students from outside prison walls.
Dorian Geiger
1.29.15