Melissa Benn writes for the Guardian and other publications on social issues, particularly education. She is the author of several books of non-fiction and two novels, including One of Us (2008), and reviews books for the New Statesman

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Human Rights
26 January 2004
Daw Aung San Suu Kyi is probably the most famous prisoner in the world. A writer and leader of the National League for...
Human Rights
07 April 2003
Liu Jingsheng was arrested in 1992, one of 15 dissidents detained for their involvement in pro-democracy underground...