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PEN prize-winning Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija illegally detained and tortured

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Ugandan satirical novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who was named International Writer of Courage by PEN last year, has been illegally detained and tortured for criticising the president and his son, his lawyer said. ...

Kakwenza Rukirabashaija named this year’s International Writer of Courage

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The Ugandan novelist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who was tortured by the Ugandan government in prison over his novel The Greedy Barbarian, has been named this year’s International Writer of Courage by Tsitsi Dangarembga....