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  • The Tibetan singer Gembey
    Tibet/China: Artists have to tread an incredibly fine line

    “The censorship of music within both Tibet and China has been known to reach absurd heights.” In this article originally published by Free Muse on July 9, author Dechen Pemba highlights the dangers surrounding cultural expression as well as the beauty of the work created by musicians in Tibet.


  • payam feili
    Young Iranian Poet Seeks Refuge

    Iranian poet and novelist Payam Feili was forced into exile in Turkey last month amidst mounting threats against himself and his family, the poet told PEN International and PEN American Center this week. Feili described how […]


  • Cartoon: Russian Crisis
    Cartoon: Russian Crisis

    “Relax; it’s tea time!” during the Russian crisis. Dependence on Russian oil means sanctions against Russia could hurt the EU. How long can it last? Artist: Marian Kemensky (Austria) See more of this artist’s work on […]