• Polina Martinez Shvietsova
    Polina Martínez Shviétsova (en español)

    Narradora, poeta y periodista independiente, Polina Martínez Shviétsova ha publicado los poemarios Gotas de fuego y Tao del azar, y el libro de cuentos Hechos con Metallica. Su escritura tiene esa fuerza fragmentaria que emana del delirio y la ingenuidad. Vive en La Habana, Cuba.

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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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  • Myanmar goverment abolishes direct media censorship after 50 years.
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week: Myanmar government announces it is to end direct media censorship; writer Patrick Ness on censorship in the internet age; World Writers’ Conference issues statement condemning Arizona book ban. Also, news from India, Syria, Ethiopia, Pakistan and Russia.

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  • Pussy Riot on Trial
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    This week, members of Russian feminist punk band Pussy Riot sentenced to two years in prison, Ecuador granted political asylum to Julian Assange, Mexican poet Javier Sicilia kicks off U.S. Caravan for Peace. Also, news from Burma, South Korea, Honduras.

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