In the weekly Freedom of Speech Roundup, Sampsonia Way presents some of the week’s top news on freedom of expression, journalists in danger, artists in exile, and banned literature. In this week’s Freedom of Speech Roundup, […]
In 2012, Iranian journalist Nazila Fathi talked with Sampsonia Way about her journalism, the challenges of reporting in exile, and her current project, a memoir. She will be reading at City of Asylum on Friday.
In this week’s Night Watch Israel Centeno talks about the euphemisms society uses to limit free speech. “The purpose of exercising freedom is neither to reassert a consensus, nor to verify the truth of a bias, nor to impose a dogma.”
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.”
In this week’s Revolution Evening Post Orlando Luis Pardo Lazo talks about political kisses in Havana and focuses on the recent Gay Pride Day celebration there and the movement fighting for LGBT rights.
In this week’s Freedom of Speech Roundup news and analysis from Syria, Mexico, Sudan, China, Lebanon and Turkey. Also a review of “The Colonel” by Iranian writer Mahmoud Dowlatabadi and a Q&A with journalist F. Brinley Bruton who is covering Syria.
In this week’s Freedom of Speech Roundup news and analysis from Mexico, Syria, Tibet, Ireland, and the US. Also interviews with journalist Jose Antonio Vargas and Pankaja Thakur, an executive on the Censor Board of India.
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