The Late Book - Human Voices

Episodes

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Genome: [r4 Bd=19981208]

In the week that the Universal

Declaration of Human Rights celebrates its 50th adversary, five short stories by writers who have spoken out in the name of human rights. 1: The New Beggars. A prescient tale on the fate of storytellers by Ken Saro-Wiwa , the Nigerian writer executed for his role in the struggle for the rights of the Ogoni people. Producer Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981208]

Unknown: Ken Saro-Wiwa

Producer: Kate Whitehead

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981209]

Five short stories by writers who have spoken out in the name of human rights. Adulthood. A tale of adolescence under the ayatollahs, by Iranian exile Ghazi Rabihavi. Part 2 of 5. For details see yesterday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981209]

Unknown: Ghazi Rabihavi.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981210]

Five short stories by writers who have spoken out in the name of human rights. A Day Unlike Any Other Day. An account of the first post-apartheid elections, by Sowetan gangster turned writer Don Mattera. Part 3 of 5. For details see Monday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981210]

Unknown: Don Mattera.

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981211]

Stories and poems written in the name of human rights by women held in Burmese prisons. Part 4 of 5. For details see Monday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981212]

Five short stories by writers who have spoken out in the name of human rights. The Captive of the Caucasus. By Vladimir Makanin , who tackles two taboo subjects in modern Russia - homosexuality and the Chechen war. Final part. For details see Monday

Genome: [r4 Bd=19981212]

Unknown: Vladimir Makanin