• Let Her Rest Now, by Vijay Nair
    Vijay Nair: Let Her Rest Now

    Sampsonia Way presents an excerpt from Indian author Vijay Nair’s latest novel Let Her Rest Now which was published in June by Hachette India. Nair is currently a visiting writer at City of Asylum/Pittsburgh.

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  • Times of India headline from August 15th, 1947 covering the freedom movement in India
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    City of Asylum/Pittsburgh visiting writer Vijay Nair examines the differences in India and Pakistan’s media coverage of cases post-partition of British India.

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  • Yekaterina_Samutsevich freedom of speech roundup
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week, controversy over the Venezuelan presidential election, Liu Futang put on trial for “printing his books without proper licenses,” and the United Nations condemnation of the killing of Indian correspondent Chaitali Santra.

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  • Jenin Protests_ Sawt Al-Mana
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week, an anti-Islamist film ignited violent protests across the Arab world; Freedom Theater co-founder Zakaria Zubeidi to begin death fast until he is released from a Palestinian prison; Aseem Trivedi jailed for cartoon mocking Indian government.

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