Human Voices [short Stories]

Authors are still in the forefront of the battle to protect human rights.

This series marks the continuing struggle with five short stories by writers who have spoken out.

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LB01The New Beggars19981208

Authors are still in the forefront of the battle to protect human rights.

This series marks the continuing struggle with five short stories by writers who have spoken out.A prescient tale on the fate of story tellers by Ken Sara-Wiwa, the Nigerian writer executed for his role in the struggle for the rights of the Ogoni people.

LB02Adulthood19981209

A tale of adolescence under the ayatollahs, by Iranian exile Ghazi Rabihavi.

LB03A Day Unlike Any Other Day19981210

An account of the first post-apartheid elections, by Sowetan gangster turned writer Don Mattera.

LB0419981211

Stories and poems by women held in Burmese prisons.

LB05 LASTThe Captive Of The Caucasus19981212

By Vladimir Makanin, who tackles two taboo subjects in modern Russia - homosexuality and the Chechen war.