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'Spy Princess' Noor Inayat Khan honored by UK

UK honored and remembered the sacrifice of Ms Noor Inayat Khan by unveiling a bronze bust of hers at the central London Gordon Square Gardens near the house where she lived. It is said to be the first such memorial in Britain dedicated to a Muslim and the first in honour of an Asian woman. ..

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Roberto Saviano : PEN-Pinter award for Courage 2011

The PEN/Pinter Prize was established in 2009 in memory of the Nobel-winning playwright Harold Pinter. The Prize is awarded annually to a British writer or a writer resident in Britain of outstanding literary merit. The prize is shared with an imprisoned writer of courage selected by English PEN’s Writers in Prison Committee in association with ..

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Current Affairs: October 11, 2011

PEN-Pinter award for Courage: A Writer in hiding wins Britain’s 2011 PEN-Pinter International Writer of Courage Award won by Roberto Saviano. Roberto Saviano is an Italian writer living in hiding under round-the-clock police protection for exposing the Mafia. Roberto Saviano’s 2006 best-selling novel “Gomorrah” is a depiction of the Naples Mafia. British playwright David Hare ..

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