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On SAGE Insight: Revealing the dangers of being a gay activist in one of the most murderous countries in the world: Honduras, 215 LGBT people killed in 7 years

Article title: Rainbow warriors Attacks and killings of LGBT activists in Honduras From Index on Censorship This report exposes how many LGBT activists in Honduras risk torture, prison and assassination. Utilising data collected by on-the-ground NGOs, it delves into some shocking … Continue reading

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The Mandela I knew

From South African Journal of Psychology   In this article Saths Cooper gives an account of his experience of incarceration in the same single-cell block in Robben Island Maximum Security Prison with Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela. Cooper outlines his observations of … Continue reading

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Notes from a prison cell: PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee

From Index on Censorship   This issue  brings together some of the world’s finest writers to look back at one of the longest running campaigns for freedom of expression: PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC). Run mostly by writers, for writers, … Continue reading

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