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The Chinese government is escalating its violent oppression of human rights lawyers, with several esteemed activists being forced to publicly confess their “crimes.”

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Protestors at a vigil for Berta Cáceres. Image by Daniel Cima via Flickr.

The Blacklists for Eliminating Human Rights Defenders in Honduras are No Joke

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La Revolución cubana: una fábrica de ex-cubanos

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An excerpt from the English translation of the revolutionary Ukrainian novel Kaharlyk, due out in September. Read more...
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The Muppet Show in Court
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The Chinese government is escalating its violent oppression of human rights lawyers, with several esteemed activists being forced to publicly confess their "crimes." Read more...
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The Writer’s Block: A Q&A with Raza Rumi
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