Friday, July 27, 2012

Event: Face-to-Face with Salil Tripathi

These are photos from the Face-to-Face session with Salil Tripathi, held on Wednesday, July 25, 2012, at Select Books.

Born in Bombay, India, Salil Tripathi is director of policy for the London-based Institute for Human Rights and Business. His most recent book deals with freedom of speech issues. The book, Offence: The Hindu Case explains how Hindu fundamentalists are succeeding in intimidating artists, journalists and historians, seeking bans on art, cinema, cultural works and in academia.

He is a veteran journalist who has covered economic, political and cultural issues for major news publications around the world, including Indian Post, India Today, Business Times, Asia, Inc, Far Eastern Economic Review, Asian Wall Street Journal, Wall Street Journal Europe, The New Statesman and Index on Censorship. His articles have also appeared in The Guardian, The Times, The Literary Review, Asiaweek, Shinchosa, The Canadian Forum, Tank, and Asian Business

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