May 26, 2022

The Editor Speaks: “Witch hunt” ends in acquittal

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The whole case has been a “witch hunt” and it has “taken its toll on me”. This is what Cayman Brac artist Ronald Gregory Kynes, known as “Foots”, said after he was was acquitted of the charge of being in possession of an obscene publication . The ‘obscene publication’ was in fact four sculptures Foots […]

The Editor Speaks: When ‘Freedom of Expression’ is a crime

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“My art is an expression of my religious convictions and I do not understand why I’m being prosecuted for it.” The above was said by Cayman Brac resident artist Ronald Gregory Kynes (64) in Cayman’s Summary Court last Friday (6) at a case management hearing before his trial for possession of an obscene publication. The […]