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Saturday, 11 November 2017

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More than 100 authors sign Greenpeace's pledge for free speech and forest protection
New York, 31 May 2017 – More than 100 authors from around the world including Nobel Prize winner John Maxwell Coetzee (Disgrace); writer and comedian Stephen Fry (More Fool Me); Man Booker Prize winners Margaret Atwood (The Handmaid's Tale) and Yann Martel (Life of Pi); and thought leaders Rebecca Solnit (Men Explain Things to Me) and Naomi Klein (The Shock Doctrine) signed a pledge with Greenpeace to support free speech and stand up for forests.[1] This pledge follows two multimillion dollar lawsuits filed by Resolute Forest Products, a Canadian company, to silence Greenpeace's criticism of its controversial logging in the boreal forest. The lawsuits could set a dangerous precedent for...
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