• Jill Stein speaking at an Occupy Wall Street demonstration. Today we feature an interview with Stein in this week's round up. Photo: Paul Stein.
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week: Green Party candidate Jill Stein on censorship in US elections, the arrest of Cuban blogger Yoani Sanchez, China censors Twitter ahead of Communist Party congress, Bahrain revokes citizenships, and new gag law limits press freedom in Costa Rica.

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    The Facebook Girl and The Poet

    Author Hamdy El-Gazzar constructs a narrative based around two key players in the Egyptian Revolution: the “Facebook girl”, who rallied people to gather in Tahrir Square”, and a forgotten poet who re-discovers poetry after decades of silence.

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    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week, president Morsi of Egypt calls for crackdown on free speech; Salman Rushdie on censorship and the Arab Spring; Egyptian-American commentator Mona Eltahawy arrested after spray-painting controversial anti-Jihad NYC poster; and more.

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