• Salman Rushdie PEN 2012
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    In the Weekly Freedom of Speech Roundup Sampsonia Way presents some of the week’s top news on freedom of expression, journalists in danger, artists in exile, and banned literature.

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  • Medanos de Coro
    The Wasteland

    “All displacement is natural until the ulterior motives of a government make it unnatural.” In this week’s Night Watch column, Venezuelan writer Israel Centeno reflects on the relationships between time, memory, and life in exile.

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  • Journalist Marie Colvin
    Top 10 Most Read Articles in March 2012

    A selection of the most read articles on Sampsonia Way in March. From an article about an Indian cartoonist accused of treason to a letter from a journalist in Venezuela, March’s most read is an assortment of voices from all corners of the globe.

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  • Onechot
    Censored Venezuelan Musician Shot

    Reggae singer/songwriter Juan David Chacón, better known as OneChot, was a victim of the violence he condemned in his video for the song “Rotten Town”. The video has been censored by the Venezuelan government since it’s release two years ago.

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