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    Is it Worth the Risk?

    “Why do writers risk imprisonment or death for an idea?” In this week’s Ethiopiques journalist Mesfin Negash reflects on the risks faced by journalists, activists, and human rights defenders.

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  • The Making of Abhaya: Burma’s Fearlessness

    For his book Abhaya, James Mackay photographed former prisoners with the name of a current political prisoner written on their palm. More than 2,000 Burmese political prisoners — including monks, students, journalists, lawyers, MPs and over 300 members of Aung San Suu Kyi’s opposition National League for Democracy — are incarcerated in horrendous conditions.

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