quarta-feira, fevereiro 14, 2007

Juntam-se forças para atribuir à jornalista russa Anna Politkovskaya prémio alemão para a Paz

A notícia veio ontem no Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung e pode ser lida, em inglês, aqui.

As an extraordinary gesture, the Peace Prize of the German Book Trade for the year 2007 should be awarded posthumously to Anna Stepanova Politkovskaya, the Russian journalist and author who was assassinated last year. She was not only a model of boldness, engagement and civil courage in the struggle for peace, justice and truth. Her articles, books and journals, written in the hurly-burly of everyday political life, evinced a promising literary talent. Her cold-blooded, planned "liquidation" was designed to silence not only a voice critical of arbitrary government power and a fearless fighter for a civil society, but also an important author. continua...

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