Following Egypt’s revolution, many forces have been working towards a new constitution for the country. Hamdy El-Gazzar highlights a group of intellectuals and artists who have created a “Cultural Constitution” to preserve intellectual freedom.
“In Burma, where the system is corrupted, any democratic attempt can be infected.” In this week’s Off-Screen column, Burmese journalist Than Win Htut talks about how even a democratic tool like Talk2DVB can be used for corrupt purposes.
In this interview, writer and journalist Maria Elena Lavaud talks to us about the state of freedom of expression in Venezuela. The author several books, Lavaud is also the host of the TV talk show En Privado for Globovisión.
In this interview with Sampsonia Way, the Venezuelan cartoonist Rayma talks about the ways she has found to represent Chavez’s forbidden face as well as her thoughts on freedom of the press and violence in Venezuela.
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.