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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 – 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 – 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” – 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 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” – 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 – 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...

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