Tuesday, June 25, 2013

News at Eleven: Hooded and handcuffed, sixty year old

poet Aron Atabek shuffles around a dimly-lit room. The guards accompanying him prevent any communication with his fellow prisoners; the hood that they've forced him to wear ensures that he can't even see them. This is the prize-winning poet's brief, daily exercise regime.

from The Huffington Post: A Prison within a Prison: the Plight of Kazakh Poet Aron Atabek


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