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Violence in India over Bangladesh writer

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. | AFP via Yahoo! News – 2010-03-02

SPJ Seeks to Stop Violence Against Journalists in Mexico

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. | Editor And Publisher – 2010-01-29

Hindu violence book lands Indian writer in trouble

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... | Reuters via Yahoo! News – 2008-12-11

'Chicago Tribune' Dining Editor Narrowly Escapes Mumbai Violence

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... | Editor And Publisher – 2008-12-01

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

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. | Hindustan Times – 2012-06-25

Turkish publishers demand end to police violence

  The Turkish Publishers Association has called on the authorities to end the use of... | The Bookseller – 2013-06-03

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

It is 200 years since Grimm's Fairy Tales were first published. The BBC's Berlin correspondent Steve Evans reports. | BBC World – 2013-08-06

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

A camp in Florida based on the 'Games' novels has children 'collecting lives' by taking others' flags. One psychologist called the idea 'unthinkable.' | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-08-08

AUC Press 'carrying on' despite violence

The American University in Cairo Press has said it is "carrying on" despite the... | The Bookseller – 2013-08-15

Author David Schickler on sex, violence and religion

The author talks with Salon about his new book, being a "weird Catholic," and why "refinement is the enemy" | – 2013-09-10

African mysteries offer insight into the continent's violence

Novels such as 'Hour of the Red God' by Richard Crompton shed light on volatile conditions in Africa. | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-09-24

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

As president and governor of California, the GOP icon led the worst policies on mental illness in generations | – 2013-09-29

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

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... | HuffingtonPost – 2013-10-01

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

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... | The Christian Science Monitor – 2013-11-21

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

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... | The Guardian – 2013-12-03

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

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... | The Huffington Post – 2013-12-10

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

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 | Chicago Tribune – 2014-08-01

Egypt burns books it says promote violence, Brotherhood ideas

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... | Yahoo! News – 2014-08-09

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

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... | GigaOM – 2014-08-17

Tamron Hall Overcome By Emotion During Segment On Domestic Violence

"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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-08-19

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

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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-08-20

Charisma News Takes Down Hateful Post Calling For Violence Against Muslims

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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-09-09

With American Help Iraq's Cycle of Violence Spirals

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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-10-15

Woman makes new violence allegations against Jian Ghomeshi

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. | CBC – 2014-10-30

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

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... | The Huffington Post – 2014-11-19

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

The brilliant scholar James Carroll on anti-Semitism, Pope Francis and how liberals can be honest believers | – 2014-12-21

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

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,... | The Huffington Post – 2015-01-09

Second Facebook Book Club choice looks at violence

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 until January... | The Bookseller – 2015-01-20

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

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... | The Huffington Post – 2015-01-25

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

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... | Editor & Publisher – 2015-04-22

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