In the first edition of Sampsonia Way‘s interview series with free speech defenders, PEN Turkey president Tarik Günersel sat down with us to discuss Turkey, language, and the establishment of World Poetry Day.
In this week’s Freedom of Speech Roundup news and analysis from Russia, Sri Lanka, Ethiopia, Tibet and Turkey. Also an interview with Mickey Huff on Project Censored, and ten things you might know about censorship.
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.
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.