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Outcast writer seeks stories in China’s quake zone
The people Liao Yiwu interviews exist on the fringe of Chinese society, and more than a few live closely with death. The mortician. The grave robber. The professional mourner,… More
Cubans Send Sick Dissident Writer Gonzalez to ‘Subhuman’ Jail
Normando Hernandez Gonzalez, a gravely ill dissident Cuban writer, was secretly returned three weeks ago from a Havana military hospital to solitary confinement in Kilo 7, a backwater prison,… More
China activists harassed for speaking on human rights
Chinese activists said Tuesday that they were harassed by police and warned not to talk to U.S. officials visiting China for the first human rights talks between the two… More
Haunted by Murder, Iraqi ‘Fixer’ Struggles in U.S.
In October 2006, Iraqi journalist and translator Ahmed Ali spoke on his mobile phone with the Shia militiamen who had kidnapped his sister's husband. "Do not worry, you will… More
Left Behind: Scott Pelley On The Plight Of Iraqis Who Helped The U.S.
When U.S. troops invaded Iraq, they had a major handicap – they didn’t speak the language. There would have been no progress, and likely more American dead, had it… More