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Cartoon: King Abdullah Dies

Cartoonist Miguel Villalba Sánchez on the death of King Abdullah of Saudi Arabia.

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Cuban dissident artist Tania Bruguera. Photo via Youtube user: ArtRootsProject's Channel.

Tania the (Other) Guerrilla

The arrest of a dissident artist indicates that Cuba is no closer to yielding its centralized power, despite reforms to the embargo.

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On Charlie Hebdo, Values, and Lives

Turkish secularists show solidarity with Charlie Hebdo, but murderers are “martyrs” for some in Istanbul.

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On the Precipice: Burmese Literature Post-Censorship

How does a country’s literature recover after years of mass censorship?

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Cartoon: Medical Condition

The attack on Charlie Hebdo reminds us that cartoonists and journalists are always at risk.

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Street of Thieves
Excerpt from Street of Thieves by Mathias Énard
by Open Letter / December 15, 2014
An excerpt from Street of Thieves by Mathias Énard. Set against a backdrop of political uprisings, the novel follows Lakhdar, a young Moroccan, who becomes exiled from his family for his religious transgressions. Read more...
Cuban dissident artist Tania Bruguera. Photo via Youtube user: ArtRootsProject's Channel.
Tania La (Otra) Guerrilla
by Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo / January 23, 2015
Sus padres eran revolucionarios, de manera que le pusieron de nombre el seudónimo de la alemana que murió en Bolivia combatiendo junto al comando del Ché: “Tania la Guerrillera”, así conocen los cubanos a Tamara Bunke. Read more...
Three Percent has become an important source for international translated literature.
“We Don’t Want to Publish the Estonian Jonathan Franzen”: Three Percent’s Chad W. Post
by Caitlyn Christensen / December 17, 2014
Chad W. Post, editor at Three Percent and publisher at Open Letter Books, is making a space for international translated literature in 2014. Read more...
Unjuried and Uncensored: An Interview with AS220’s Bert Crenca
The 10 Most Popular Interviews of 2014
by Sampsonia Way / January 13, 2015
This year, we spoke to poets, journalists, filmmakers and novelists from India to Morocco, from France to Iran. We talked about revolution, the forgotten history of the United Farm Worker Movement in Texas, hereditary exile, writing as an act of defiance, and much more. Read more...

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  • Cuban dissident artist Tania Bruguera. Photo via Youtube user: ArtRootsProject's Channel.
    Tania La (Otra) Guerrilla

    Sus padres eran revolucionarios, de manera que le pusieron de nombre el seudónimo de la alemana que murió en Bolivia combatiendo junto al comando del Ché: “Tania la Guerrillera”, así conocen los cubanos a Tamara Bunke.

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    Cartoon: Raef Badawi

    Jalal Hajir illustrates the hypocrisy of Saudi Arabia criticizing the attack on Charlie Hebdo while sentencing a dissident blogger to jail time and public floggings.

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