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  • Footage from the execution video. Photo: youtube user AussieNews1
    Afghanistan’s Anna Karenina

    In this week’s column writer Bina Shah reflects on the public execution of Najiba, a 22 year-old Afghan woman who was killed for allegedly having an affair with a Taliban commander. Shah draws parallels between Najiba’s story and that of Tolstoy’s Anna Karenina.

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  • San San Tin. Photo courtesy of Khet Mar.
    San San Tin: No Time for Dreams

    In this weeks Tea House writer Khet Mar profiles Burmese journalist and writer San San Tin. In exile for over a decade, San San Tin is the author of No Time for Dreams, a personal account of the four decades leading up to the Saffron Revolution.

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  • Facebook group Operation Rohingya claiming responsibility for shutting down DVB's website. Photo: Screenshot of Operation Rohingya
    Challenges of Exile Media

    In this week’s Off-Screen journalist Than Win Htut lays out the challenges that faced Democratic Voice of Burma, a media organization working in exile, including the difficulty of finding verifiable information.

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  • A still from "Alu Anday," Beygairat Brigade's satirical music video. Photo: youtube user TheMedia180.
    On the Front Lines of Comedy

    In this week’s Pakistan Unveiled Pakistani journalist Bina Shah talks about the risks faced by satirists and comedians in Pakistan who “tread fine line between the natural freedom of the profession and the fear of censorship.”

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