- Obsession: Masha Gessen on Citizen-Victims
Obsession: Masha Gessen on Citizen-Victims
Sometimes a thought just won’t go away. For Masha Gessen, the unrelenting thought is this: Those who live in a totalitarian state are like victims of abuse. The acclaimed Russian author and journalist discusses this and more.
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This week, the Indian-run administration of Kashmir shut down the Kashmir Press Club, which had emerged in recent years both as a space for journalists to work and for them to express solidarity with colleagues facing pressure from the government. https://wapo.st/3rLaeHo