fredag 3. mai 2013

Salman Rushdie on Chinese Censorship

"I don't feel that writers should be pushed into corners, and there are many writers who aren't temperamentally suited to political engagement in whatever society they happen to be in, so you wouldn't want to make such a writer feel obliged to make a decision. But the reason that so many are upset with [Nobel Prize winner] Mo Yan isn't that he didn't oppose censorship, but that he went out of his way to defend it. That was the problem." Read more