Some of us choose to write things that may only offend family members, because we believe our blood ties will save us from their retribution. Others choose to take the risk of provoking religious extremists because they believe the risk is worth it.
Haven’t you heard anything about the recent achievements of Belarusian scientists? No? Well, it’s no wonder. According to a new secret document, the National Academy of Sciences in Minsk is a top-secret building.
Taxi, the newest film by renowned Iranian film director Jafar Panahi, won the Berlin Film Festival’s Golden Bear on February 15. The Iranian government has banned Panahi from making films for 20 years.
The anniversary of the January 25 revolution has not passed unstained with blood, mixed with the memory of 2011′s euphoria and the relentlessly lingering hope and desire to witness the actualization of its promised fruit.
The Honduran justice system criminalizes those who legitimately exercise their right to defend the rights of others. Charges brought against a journalist and a women’s advocate demonstrate the corruption of the Honduran courts.
Sampsonia Way is an online magazine sponsored by City of Asylum/Pittsburgh that seeks to protect and advocate for writers who may be endangered, to educate the public about threats to writers and literary expression, and to create a community in which endangered writers thrive and literary culture is a valued part of life.