Kashmir is one of two war zones in India from which no news must come. But those in unmarked graves will not be silenced. – Published on The Guardian, by Arundhati Roy, Sept. 30, 2010:
At about 3am, on 23 September, within hours of his arrival at the Delhi airport, the US radio-journalist David Barsamian
was deported. This dangerous man, who produces independent, free-to-air programmes for public radio, has been visiting India for 40 years, doing such dangerous things as learning Urdu and playing the sitar.
Barsamian has published book-length interviews with public intellectuals such as Edward Said, Noam Chomsky, Howard Zinn, Ejaz Ahmed and Tariq Ali (he even makes an appearance as a young, bell-bottom-wearing interviewer in Peter Wintonick’s documentary film on Chomsky and Edward Herman’s book Manufacturing Consent)
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