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Violence in India over Bangladesh writer

AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-02

Police imposed a curfew Tuesday in a town in the southern Indian state of Karnataka after two people were killed in protests over an article by the exiled Bangladeshi writer Taslima Nasreen.

SPJ Seeks to Stop Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-29

The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) has issued letters to both U.S. and Mexican officials to stop the violence against journalists covering the drug trade in Mexico.

Hindu violence book lands Indian writer in trouble

Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-11

Indian police have arrested a man for writing a book blaming Hindus for deadly anti-Christian violence in the country's east earlier this year, saying the provocative work could reignite communal...

'Chicago Tribune' Dining Editor Narrowly Escapes Mumbai Violence

Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-01

Chicago Tribune Dining Editor Judy Hevrdejs narrowly escaped last week's violence in Mumbai. In Sunday's editions, she described running through the Taj Mahal Palace hotel, just a few steps ahead of...

Online books giant Amazon making huge profits selling e-books on ‘terror, violence’

Hindustan Times – 2012-06-25

Online books giant Amazon has been accused of making profit by selling offensive, racist and potentially dangerous e-books on topics ranging from bomb-making to growing drugs.

Turkish publishers demand end to police violence

The Bookseller – 2013-06-03

  The Turkish Publishers Association has called on the authorities to end the use of...

AUDIO: Grimm's stories 'full of sex and violence'

BBC World – 2013-08-06

It is 200 years since Grimm's Fairy Tales were first published. The BBC's Berlin correspondent Steve Evans reports.

A 'Hunger Games' camp tries to avoid violence despite its source material

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-08

A camp in Florida based on the 'Games' novels has children 'collecting lives' by taking others' flags. One psychologist called the idea 'unthinkable.'

AUC Press 'carrying on' despite violence

The Bookseller – 2013-08-15

The American University in Cairo Press has said it is "carrying on" despite the...

Author David Schickler on sex, violence and religion

Salon.com – 2013-09-10

The author talks with Salon about his new book, being a "weird Catholic," and why "refinement is the enemy"

African mysteries offer insight into the continent's violence

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-24

Novels such as 'Hour of the Red God' by Richard Crompton shed light on volatile conditions in Africa.

Ronald Reagan’s shameful legacy: Violence, the homeless, mental illness

Salon.com – 2013-09-29

As president and governor of California, the GOP icon led the worst policies on mental illness in generations

Sex, Violence and Devils: Ten Books That Shocked the World

HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-01

When I was a kid, I had a very forward thinking science teacher who assigned the seventh grade class a very provocative book. Brave New World, it was called. I went home that night and told my...

'Hunger Games' author Suzanne Collins, in rare interview, muses on war and the cycle of violence

The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-21

Suzanne Collins says she 'sort of completed' a goal of hers this fall by releasing her children's book 'Year of the Jungle,' which examines war from a child's point of view. Collins wants to write a...

Asterix co-creator Albert Uderzo sues daughter for 'psychological violence'

The Guardian – 2013-12-03

Illustrator resorts to lawyers over long-running dispute about his sale of the comic-book franchise to Hachette LivreHe co-created the Asterix comic series about the adventures of the indomitable...

Chicago Photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz Launches Kickstarter For Book Documenting Youth Violence

The Huffington Post – 2013-12-10

For seven years, Chicago-based photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz has dutifully documented the faces of youth violence in Chicago and other U.S. cities as part of his "Too Young to Die" project. Over...

Ray Rice apologizes to wife and all domestic violence victims in first comments since suspension

Chicago Tribune – 2014-08-01

Ravens running back took questions from reporters for the first time since his February arrestRavens running back took questions from reporters for the first time since his February arrest

Egypt burns books it says promote violence, Brotherhood ideas

Yahoo! News – 2014-08-09

Egypt has extended its crackdown on the Muslim Brotherhood to include burning books it says promote violence and ideas linked to the banned Islamist group, a local official and a security source said...

Watch as the news of violence in Ferguson spreads across the world via Twitter

GigaOM – 2014-08-17

An interactive map created by Twitter's head of data science shows the speed with which news about the unrest in Ferguson, Mo. spread across the world via the real-time social network Watch as the...

Tamron Hall Overcome By Emotion During Segment On Domestic Violence

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-19

"Today" co-host Tamron Hall was brought to tears on Monday during a segment that was part of her 2014 campaign to raise awareness about victims of domestic violence. After a video aired that showed...

Eric Holder: To Begin Healing, We Must See An End To 'Acts Of Violence' In Ferguson

The Huffington Post – 2014-08-20

Attorney General Eric Holder penned an op-ed to the people of Ferguson, promising the "full resources of the Department of Justice" to investigate the death of Michael Brown, an unarmed black teen...

Charisma News Takes Down Hateful Post Calling For Violence Against Muslims

The Huffington Post – 2014-09-09

After calls on Twitter to #TakeDownThatPost, Christian news outlet Charisma News has pulled a hateful piece that celebrated Islamophobia. On Friday afternoon, Charisma News published “Why I Am...

With American Help Iraq's Cycle of Violence Spirals

The Huffington Post – 2014-10-15

Amnesty International published a report yesterday on Iraqi Government and Shia militia war crimes against Sunni populations in Iraq. This important piece of documentation helps to illustrate the...

Woman makes new violence allegations against Jian Ghomeshi

CBC – 2014-10-30

A woman claims former CBC host Jian Ghomeshi attacked her without her consent on a date about a decade ago, following similar allegations by other women published by the Toronto Star.

Social Experiment Reveals How People React When Domestic Violence Happens In Public

The Huffington Post – 2014-11-19

Even when domestic violence comes out from behind closed doors and into public spaces, people still hesitate to intervene, according to a new social experiment video. A Swedish video published by...

James Carroll on disarming the memory of Jesus: “America threatens the world with violence in ways that no other country does”

Salon.com – 2014-12-21

The brilliant scholar James Carroll on anti-Semitism, Pope Francis and how liberals can be honest believers

Charlie Hebdo Attack The Worst Act Of Violence Against Media Since 2009

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-09

The deadly siege on the offices of satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo was the worst attack on the media since 2009, the Committee to Project Journalists reported Wednesday. Masked and heavily armed,...

Second Facebook Book Club choice looks at violence

The Bookseller – 2015-01-20

Mark Zuckerberg’s second book for his Facebook book club is The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker (Penguin). The book is currently showing as not in stock on Amazon.co.uk until January...

Sports Illustrated Will Run Edgy Domestic Violence Ad Ahead Of Super Bowl

The Huffington Post – 2015-01-25

After initially rejecting an edgy advertisement about domestic violence in the National Football League, Sports Illustrated magazine has decided to run the ad on its website Thursday, just a few days...

How a Pulitzer-Winning Series Forced South Carolina to Face Its Domestic Violence Problem

Editor & Publisher – 2015-04-22

From the time its first installment was published, “Til Death Do Us Part,” a powerful series about domestic abuse in South Carolina from the Charleston Post and Courier, seemed...

Baltimore Theologian's Book on Violence To Publish in Wake of Riots

Publishers Weekly – 2015-05-05

The riots in Baltimore have made the publication of 'Stand Your Ground: Black Bodies and the Justice of God' -- inspired by the death of Trayvon Martin -- unfortunately timely.

Praise for the Sun's domestic violence 'Give me shelter' campaign

The Guardian – 2015-05-18

Newspaper urges new Tory government to reopen closed women’s refugesOne of the outstanding facts to emerge from the book I reviewed today about tabloids (see here) is that they have sometimes...

George R.R. Martin Addresses Violence Against Women On 'Game Of Thrones' And In His Books

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-04

One of the biggest criticisms against "Game of Thrones," especially in Season 5, is the show's depiction of violence against women. Multiple times over the course of the show, female characters have...

George R.R Martin fires back at critics of sexual violence on “Game of Thrones”: “I don’t think we should pretend it doesn’t exist”

Salon.com – 2015-06-04

The author of the "A Song of Ice and Fire" series, upon which HBO's "Game of Thrones" is based, speaks out

The Trace, Bloomberg-Backed Journalism Startup, Tackles Gun Violence 'Epidemic'

The Huffington Post – 2015-06-16

NEW YORK -- Gun enthusiasts have plenty of options for industry news and firearms reviews. And the National Rifle Association boasts its own media arm to amplify any perceived threats against Second...

Baltimore violence updates: 10 arrested after curfew, police say

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-18

After a 10 p.m. curfew took effect in Baltimore on Tuesday, many protesters went home, but police and remaining crowds clashed in the streets. On Monday, rioting broke out hours after the funeral of...

A world on the move, with violence as the engine

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-19

A year ago, the United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees announced a disturbing milestone had been reached. At the end of 2013, there were some 51 million refugees and internally displaced...

Charleston attack echoes history of violence targeting black churches

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-20

For 90 years, Mt. Zion African Methodist Episcopal Church stood as a place of worship in Williamsburg County, S.C.

400 years of racist violence by white Americans is not so easy to forgive

Los Angeles Times – 2015-06-24

When Dylann Roof was arraigned in Charleston for murder, members of his victims' families stated that they forgave him. Their words clearly gratified many white Americans, like presidential candidate...

Violence is contagious: Stopping its transmission became the mission of the man who’d fought TB and cholera in Somalia

Salon.com – 2015-06-28

Gary Slutkin figured out that violence spread like infectious disease. Here's what he's doing to "interrupt" it

Kings' Slava Voynov pleads no contest in domestic violence case

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-03

Slava Voynov pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor count of corporal injury to a spouse Thursday in Los Angeles County Superior Court in Torrance as part of a plea bargain to resolve the case stemming...

Amid violence, Burundi's election expected to give leader disputed 3rd term

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-22

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza, who ignored local, African and global criticism of his bid for a third term, appeared likely to win Tuesday's contentious election when results are announced in...

Obama arrives in Ethiopia for talks on terrorism, South Sudan violence

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-26

President Obama arrived in Ethiopia on Sunday to talk about regional terrorism and make a final push to get South Sudan to accept an Africa-negotiated agreement to end the violence and atrocities...

#100days100nights: Gang threats of violence on social media draw fear

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-28

The photographs went online earlier this month after a 27-year-old man was gunned down in South Los Angeles. One showed a man flashing a chrome handgun from his jacket pocket. In another, a young man...

L.A. mayor and police chief visit Leimert Park after flare of violence

Los Angeles Times – 2015-07-30

Terrencé Smith smiled nervously as he plugged in his iPhone on Wednesday afternoon and hit play.

Maxim Korea Sexualizes Violence Against Women On Latest Cover

The Huffington Post – 2015-09-02

Sexualizing violence against women is never OK. So it's anyone's guess what the folks at Maxim Korea were thinking with their September 2015 cover.  Actor Byeong-ok Kim, known for his roles in...

Kings announce partnership with Peace Over Violence

Los Angeles Times – 2015-09-22

The Kings are undertaking a partnership with the violence-prevention center Peace Over Violence, one of several programs unveiled by the team under the umbrella of Conduct Awareness Training...

Rabbi Jonathan Sacks Confronts Religious Violence with the Book of Genesis

Publishers Weekly – 2015-10-02

The scholar presents a fresh take on the biblical story that could diffuse what he calls a "sibling rivalry" between Abrahamic religions.

Demand an end to gun violence, now

Los Angeles Times – 2015-10-03

A gunman walked into a [fill in the blank] today and over the span of _____ minutes killed at least [number goes here] and wounded _____ more before [pick one] killing himself/dying in a shootout...

People Magazine Speaks Out on Gun Violence

Advertising Age – 2015-10-09

After yet another school shooting, People Magazine has had enough. The publication used its platform to urge readers to contact Congress, devoting two pages in this week's issue to printing the names...

Why Police Should Focus On Breaking Up Violence Against Women, Not Parties

The Huffington Post – 2015-10-20

Originally published on Unwritten by Judith Willis. I am very fortunate in that I never been in a physically abusive relationship nor have I known anyone to be in one, but this doesn't stop me from...

Indian Writers Protest Government Silence on Violence by Returning Awards

Publishing Perspectives – 2015-10-26

In India, dozens of writers have returned awards from the National Academy of Letters to protest the government's unwillingness to criticize violence connected with Hindu nationalism. The post...

Characters, plus the usual sex, violence, etc., make 'Spotless' memorable TV

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-14

Well, clearly Esquire Network didn't get the memo about "peak TV." The NBCUniversal-owned network is launching "Spotless," its first scripted series, on Saturday and unfortunately for all our already...

Amid increased violence, Kerry meets with Israeli and Palestinian leaders

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-25

Secretary of State John F. Kerry held separate talks with Israeli and Palestinian leaders Tuesday in a bid to curb the persistent wave of violence that erupted two months ago. This is Kerry’s first...

Man charged in the death of muralist shot while painting anti-violence art in Oakland

Los Angeles Times – 2015-11-26

An anti-violence artist fatally shot while painting a mural in Oakland was killed with a gun stolen from a federal immigration agent, local media reported Wednesday. In an interview with the San...

After the Paris Attacks: Five Books About ISIS and Religious Violence

Publishers Weekly – 2015-12-07

In November, 130 people were killed in a series of attacks in Paris. On December 2, a shooting believed to be linked to ISIS left 14 dead in San Bernardino. As ISIS continues to make threats against...

Yasiel Puig to join MLB Cuba tour as domestic violence probe continues

Los Angeles Times – 2015-12-15

Dodgers outfielder Yasiel Puig is expected to join a goodwill tour of Cuba this week, even as Major League Baseball officials continue to investigate allegations of domestic violence against him. At...

Oregon residents happy occupation puts their concerns in spotlight, but fear violence

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-07

The people of Harney County are grateful one of their region’s thorniest issues is in the national spotlight, but have grown frustrated with the methods of the armed occupiers of an Oregon federal...

Horror remake 'Martyrs' repels with pointless violence

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-23

Writer-director Pascal Laugier's 2008 French horror film "Martyrs" has a well-earned reputation as one of the scariest, goriest movies ever made — so extreme that it pushes past exploitation into...

Wave of violence shakes Boyle Heights church community

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-23

Assumption Catholic Church in Boyle Heights has long been a place of peace and salvation in its tight-knit community. But the hit-and-run death of a beloved nun and other random violence has left...

Debbie Allen tackles gun violence, race relations in 'Freeze Frame'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-01-30

The Debbie Allen Dance Academy in Baldwin Hills is hot. Hot with sweat, hot with frenetic movement and hot with excitement. On a brisk January morning, the unassuming, cheerful space around the...

Pope to visit Mexican state hit by narco-violence: 'You are living your little piece of war'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-12

When Pope Francis visits the western state of Michoacan next Tuesday, he will step into a plaza that holds the memory of one of the drug war’s most heinous acts of violence. On Sept. 15, the eve of...

Pope Francis in Ciudad Juarez urges prisoners to 'put an end to this cycle of violence and exclusion'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-18

Pope Francis visited a notorious prison here Wednesday, saying he could not ignore the most marginalized of Mexican society and blasting a culture that incarcerates those trapped “in a cycle of...

The history of cotton: enormous exploitation, violence, and coercion

The Christian Science Monitor – 2016-02-19

'Empire of Cotton' author Sven Beckert answers questions on the epic history of the commodity that helped to create capitalism.

Ku Klux Klan rally in California erupts in violence; 3 stabbed, 1 critically

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-28

Three people were stabbed Saturday, one critically, after a small group of Ku Klux Klan members staging an anti-immigrant rally in Southern California clashed with a larger gathering of...

Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim erupts in violence; 3 are stabbed and 13 arrested

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-28

Three people were stabbed and 13 others were arrested when a Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim erupted in violence Saturday, police said. A small group of people representing the Klan had announced that...

Violence at Ku Klux Klan rally in Anaheim: Police defend their actions

Los Angeles Times – 2016-02-29

Anaheim police have defended their handling of a Ku Klux Klan rally that left three people with stab wounds and 13 people arrested. Some witnesses said they saw little police activity when the...

In Donald Trump's America, It's Fine To Use Violence To Put People In Their Place

The Huffington Post – 2016-03-01

Billionaire real estate mogul Donald Trump often speaks as though he'd gladly punch a journalist if he could get away with it. And hell, maybe he could -- in the eyes of his supporters, at least. On...

Ex-officer who waged gay rights battle against LAPD arrested in domestic violence case

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-08

A former Los Angeles police sergeant who had a protracted legal battle against the LAPD over its treatment of gay and lesbian officers was arrested last week after an hours-long standoff in West...

Wild moments at Donald Trump's Ohio rally but none of the violence seen in Chicago

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-13

Donald Trump is grappling with the fallout from canceling a rally in Chicago over safety concerns.Donald Trump rouses supporters at a raucous rally in Ohio, a day after protests in ChicagoMarco Rubio...

Lawmakers propose California center on gun violence research

Los Angeles Times – 2016-03-17

With Congress deadlocked over a proposal to fund gun violence prevention research, California lawmakers are making moves to establish a state-funded national center on the issue at a university...

Amid Central American violence, refugee rights must be respected

Los Angeles Times – 2016-04-02

Add immigration enforcement to the list of jobs the U.S. has partially out-sourced to Mexico, a move that seems to have made life even tougher for unaccompanied minors fleeing violence and gangs in...

'He broke my nose, he kicked me in the face:' Ontario nurse on workplace violence

CBC – 2016-04-28

Violence against workers in health-care settings like hospitals, nursing homes and psychiatric environments is an under-reported, ubiquitous and persistent problem, says an article published...

Hope Solo loses bid to have domestic violence case thrown out

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-09

Hope Solo, the record-setting goalkeeper for the U.S. women’s soccer team, has lost her bid to have a two-year domestic violence case thrown out of court, setting the stage for a trial in...

The Boston Globe’s Powerful Message On Gun Violence: ‘Make It Stop’

The Huffington Post – 2016-06-16

The Boston Globe, like many U.S. news outlets, is sick of the seemingly endless stream of mass shootings. In response to the weekend massacre in Orlando, Florida, that left 49 people dead, the Globe...

Wife of assemblyman accused of domestic violence testifies she is 'afraid' his election loss will prompt retaliation

Los Angeles Times – 2016-06-17

Updates on California politics: Legislature continues work on budget related bills, electric cars get unplugged from state cash June 16, 2016, 6:35 p.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our daily feed...

Updates on California politics: Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark gun violence bills into law, 17 propositions earn a spot on November ball

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-02

Updates on California politics: Gov. Jerry Brown signs landmark gun violence bills into law, 17 propositions earn a spot on November ball July 1, 2016, 11:51 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our...

Assemblyman's supporters flee in droves after judge issues domestic violence restraining order

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-08

It was never going to be easy for state Assemblyman Roger Hernandez to unseat fellow Democrat and nine-term Congresswoman Grace Napolitano. But after a judge issued a domestic violence restraining...

Dallas shooting puts U.S. at a crossroads. Will we address race and criminal justice or allow violence to fester?

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-09

What happened in Dallas is unambiguously awful — unforgivable, indefensible, tragic. There is no moral calculation that can justify the killing of five police officers in cold blood. Police...

Gov. Jerry Brown urges against letting 'violence tear us apart'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-09

Updates on California politics: California delegation reacts to Dallas tragedy, ex-Facebook president Sean Parker backs recreational pot July 8, 2016, 11:42 a.m. Welcome to Essential Politics, our...

One group is responsible for America's culture of violence, and it isn't cops, black Americans, Muslims or rednecks. It's men.

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-19

Recently, a fire alarm in the Los Angeles Times’ building went off. Fortunately, the dozens of office alarms I’ve heard over the years have always been drills or misfiring systems. For the first...

'Stop the violence,' LAPD chief and rapper the Game urge in a new anti-violence PSA

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-21

The unexpected alliance between Los Angeles Police Chief Charlie Beck and rapper the Game continued Wednesday as the pair released a public service announcement aimed at quelling violence across the...

President Obama challenges GOP 'vision of violence and chaos'

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-22

The day after the Republican convention: Will we learn who Hillary Clinton's running mate is? July 22, 2016, 11:32 a.m. • The watch for Hillary Clinton's vice presidential pick is in full swing•...

Trump bemoans 'poverty, violence and despair' in response to Obama

Los Angeles Times – 2016-07-28

Democratic National Convention Day Three: Obama argues 'America is already great, America is already strong' July 27, 2016, 10:27 p.m. On the third day of the 2016 Democratic National Convention:•...

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