12.21.2006

Witch Hunt

This Arabic-language magazine has been banned in Morocco for publishing an article on the cathartic role of jokes.

Lalami says, "What makes this campaign against the free press particularly troubling is that its fomentors include journalists, people who should at the very least know something about freedom of the press and show some solidarity for their fellow writers, editors, and reporters."

[Laila Lalami]

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