Instead of zones based on Muslims and non-Muslims, Muslim communities have no-go zones for women. These no-go zones have existed for much longer and been much more accepted than the fictitious no-go zones of Paris or Birmingham.
Reflecting on the life and work of Nadine Gordimer, most famously known for her humanistic portrayal of the effects of apartheid, we present a personal reading and video interview featuring the Nobel laureate.
In this excerpt from a speech she delivered on March 14, Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer warns that South Africa’s Protection of State Information Bill will return the country to an equivalent of apartheid-era limits on free speech.
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.