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    Judith Torrea Wins Reporters Without Borders BOB Award

    Journalist Judith Torrea’s blog, “Juárez, Under the Shadow of Drug Trafficking,” wins this year’s BOB Award for “Reporters Without Borders”, organized by Germany’s Deutsche Welle. Torrea’s blog covers drug cartel activities, government repression and police corruption in northern Mexico.

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    Covering Enemies of the Internet

    Burma, China, Cuba and Iran are first four countries on the list of Enemies of the Internet that Reporters Without Borders released March 12. Read Sampsonia Way’s coverage of these countries in interviews, articles and blog updates.

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  • Sampsonia Way Celebrates Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Peace Prize
    Sampsonia Way Celebrates Liu Xiaobo’s Nobel Peace Prize

    When the Nobel Foundation announced that Chinese intellectual and activist Liu Xiaobo won the Peace Prize, we celebrated at Sampsonia Way. The prize committee lauded Liu Xiaobo “for his long and non-violent struggle for fundamental human rights in China.” We hoped this would help the jailed writer gain his freedom. However, the announcement ignited a furious response from China.

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