Mohamedou Ould Slahi has been held at Guantánamo Bay for nearly 14 years. Image via: Wikimedia Commons.

Freedom Close for Guantánamo Diary Author Mohamedou Slahi

A statement and call to action from Guantánamo Diary editor Larry Siems.

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Author Yu Jie. Image via Wikimedia Commons.

Yu Jie and the Leviathan State

Chinese writer-in-exile Yu Jie attempts to reconcile his past life in China and his present life in the United States with over 30 books published.

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UNAH student activists cover their faces to avoid arrest. Image via Youtube user: Canal 11 - Honduras.

The Honduran Student Protests, Explained

Understanding the social and political contexts of the student protests at the National Autonomous University of Honduras.

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Cartoon: Turkey’s Crisis

President Erdogan has tightened his grip on power after a failed coup attempt in Turkey.

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“Everything That Well-Behaved Young Ladies Aren’t Supposed to Do”: Věra Chytilová and the Czechoslovak New Wave

An interview with Peter Hames, a Czech cinema expert, on Věra Chytilová, a pioneer of the Czechoslovak New Wave.

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    Cartoon: Social Media Police

    Authorities use social media to track criminals and terrorists; dictators use social media to track and stop dissent; and “justice” can be dispensed by social media users at any perceived wrongdoing by public shaming of the culprit.

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