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  • Mar 25, 2022

Controversy: Targets of Abuse

Portrait of jailed Turkish cultural philanthropist OSMAN KAVALA. Courtesy the Free Osman Kavala campaign.

As the Covid-19 pandemic brought systemic societal dysfunction into sharp relief, cultural figures took to social media and to the streets to speak out against oppression and exploitation, while regimes and powerful individuals redoubled efforts to muzzle critics and accusers.

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