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The floating courthouse

The floating courthouse

Appeared in Chrismon, June 2012

Photos: Frank Schultze, text: Ruedi Leuthold

The ship Tribuna goes where no justice has gone before: into the Amazon delta, a 12-hour journey from the nearest town. Itinerant judges hear civil cases involving people who live along the banks.

Majority against Stuttgart 21

Majority against Stuttgart 21

Appeared in Tageszeitung, February 25, 2013

Photos by Thomas Kienzle

Two-thirds of the population of the German state of Baden-Württemberg voted in a referendum to continue with a controversial railway construction project strongly opposed by the governing Green party. Now that the state railways have come clean about the costs, 54 percent oppose it (Emnid poll financed by Tageszeitung/KONTEXT). Can anything be done to stop it?