• No Enemies, No Hatred, Liu Xiaobo
    10 Banned Writers You Must Read

    In recognition of Banned Books Week, Sampsonia Way presents a selection of exclusive interviews, excerpts, and profiles of the banned writers who have appeared in our pages – from imprisoned Chinese activists to American poets.

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  • Rape Protest India
    Land of Darkness

    Vijay Nair explores the outrage from India’s citizens over police corruption and brutality in connect with two high profile rape cases.

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  • Communist Party supporters in Kerala during the campaign season of the 2011 Indian election. Photo: Ranjit Bhaskar/Al Jazeera
    Death and Politics

    The deaths of student activists Sudipto Gupta and Subhojit Das have Indian citizens concerned about freedom of expression in the world’s largest democracy.

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  • Director Deepa Mehta (middle) at the premiere of Midnight’s Children at the Vancouver International Film Festival in September. Photo: iwona_kellie on Flickr
    Midnight’s Children

    Deepa Mehta’s film Midnight’s Children, based on Salman Rushdie’s novel of the same name, has reignited tensions with several Islamic fundamentalist groups.

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