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· April, 2017

Stories about Literature from April, 2017

The Lonely Death of One of Ethiopia's Most Public Men

In Assefa’s death, one may find the sadness of exile, something which is both deeply personal and political.

Kazakhstan's Great Alphabetical Distraction

Kazakhstan's veteran leader suddenly seems to think the country's long-planned transition to a Latin alphabet is very pressing indeed. The country's social media users want to know why.

He Won a Trip to Space, but Can’t Move Freely on Earth

“I’m just trying to figure out the best way in order to demolish this stigma that all Muslim people are terrorists."

Criminal Case Against Indian Poet Provokes Controversy Over Speech Rights

The poem was posted on Facebook on World Poetry Day — but its verses were not welcomed by everyone.

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