Sunday, January 1, 2012

Newsfeed - January 1

GIT co-founder Vincent Duclert interviewed in Le Monde

Read excerpts from Jerome Gautheret's interview with Vincent Duclert, one of the co-founders of GIT in France, on GIT-North America.

Criminalizing Research: The Case of Onur Hamzaoğlu

Read how Onur Hamzaoğlu's research, which uncovered heavy metals from mining in the breast milk and feces of infants in Kocaeli area, was criminalized on GIT-North America.

Translation, Censorship, and the Prime Ministerial Board of Protection of Minors from Harmful Publications

Usually targeting against sexuality, the Board sought to implement censorship on such publications as The Fight Club's writer American author Chuck Palahniuk's another novel, Snuff, whereby prosecutors opened a lawsuit against the translator and the publisher of the book who now face prison charges between 6 months and 3 years. Another such example is the Beat Generation writer William Burroughs' Naked Lunch. To read more about these cases visit: