September 18, 2020

Booker Prize nominated author Tsitsi Dangarembga faces trial

Sep 18 2020 Three days after Tsitsi Dangarembga was nominated for the Booker Prize longlist on July 28 with her latest novel, This Mournable Body, she was arrested. Now, she has made it onto the UK's leading literary award's shortlist — also three days before her trial following her arrest is set to begin. Very few people had dared join the anti-government protests called by the opposition to coincide with the second anniversary of President Emmerson Mnangagwa's election victory on July 31. Ahead of the day, the president had described the demonstrations as "an insurrection to overthrow our democratically elected...

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President Trump intensifying efforts to repress books

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