Sunday, September 08, 2019

Truth and power …

… Crimean filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was tortured and sentenced to 20 years – now he is free! | The Book Haven.

Over four months ago, he had declared a hunger strike, demanding Russian authorities to free all Ukrainian “political prisoners.” He lost 66 lbs. before ending the strike after 145 days under threats of force feeding. Sentsov, the 2017 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award winner is best known for his internationally acclaimed 2011 (non-political) feature film Gamer

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