“They Killed Him”: Denial of Medical Care in China and the Literary Conscience
As a matter of medicine, it was of course cancer that took Liu’s life. But the responsibility for his death must rest on the shoulders of the Chinese state. More
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Russian authorities have put Nadya Tolokonnikova (@nadyariot), a member of the @pussyrrriot punk group on a most wanted list for criminal suspects as the Kremlin works to stifle political dissent. The criminal charges Tolokonnikova faces are not specified. https://www.billboard.com/music/music-news/pussy-riot-nadya-tolokonnikova-russia-most-wanted-list-criminals-1235294889/
No underestimating this threat. @SuzanneNossel of @PENAmerica tells a US House subcommittee: "This escalating battle for control over free expression in education should worry us all.'
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