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Evaluating Asylum Seekers: Physicians For Human Rights’ Asylum Network | Sampsonia Way Magazine

Evaluating Asylum Seekers: Physicians For Human Rights’ Asylum Network | Sampsonia Way Magazine | Features | Scoop.it
Sampsonia Way presents a series that compiles the experiences of physicians who donate their time to The Asylum Network of Physicians for Human Rights.
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Sampsonia Way presents a series that compiles the experiences of physicians who donate their time to The Asylum Network of Physicians for Human Rights.

PHR’s Asylum Network is a community of hundreds of health professionals who offer pro bono forensic psychological and physical evaluations to document evidence of torture and persecution for men, women, and children fleeing danger in their home countries.

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Cartoonists At Risk and Their Defenders | Sampsonia Way Magazine

Cartoonists At Risk and Their Defenders | Sampsonia Way Magazine | Features | Scoop.it
Sampsonia Way presents Cartoonists Rights Network International, a cartoon-focused human rights organization, along with several of its affiliates and their work.
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Cartoonists Rights Network International (CRNI) was the first cartoon-focused human rights organization when it was founded in 1992. Created by Sri Lankan cartoonist Jiffry Yoonis and development consultant Robert Russell, CRNI collaborates with a network of cartoonists from around the world. These affiliates keep the organization informed on what is happening to their colleagues in their respective countries.Sampsonia Way spoke to co-founder Robert Russell and four of CRNI’s affiliates, located in the most dangerous countries for political artists. In this series we present these affiliates and a slideshow of cartoons from their country.

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Exiled Voices of China and Tibet | Sampsonia Way Magazine

Exiled Voices of China and Tibet | Sampsonia Way Magazine | Features | Scoop.it
For City of Asylum/Pittsburgh’s upcoming Exiled Voices of China Tibet event, Sampsonia Way has curated standout pieces from our coverage of exiled and persecuted writers.
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City of Asylum/Pittsburgh’s upcoming Exiled Voices of China Tibet is taking place on June 8, 2013. The day-long event includes free talks, readings and performances that would be considered illegal by the Chinese government. To provide a guide to understand the participants and their countries’ situations, Sampsonia Way has curated standout pieces from its three year coverage of exiled and persecuted writers. Writer Liao Yiwu, poet Huang Xiang, and Independent Chinese PEN Center president Tienchi Martin-Liao are among the performers. We also provide four pieces by the Guest participant and The New York Times Beijing correspondent Andrew Jacobs.

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