Commentary on the case of censored film Despertar, a documentary about the cultural apartheid against Rastafarian rapper Raudel Collazo. His song “Decadencia” is a generational howl against the institutionalized intolerance of the Cuba.
Dissident Chinese writer Guo Feixiong was released from prison after serving a five-year-sentence. Guo Feixiong is a novelist and essayist, independent publisher, and rural civil rights advisor and activist.
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.