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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...

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