Penguin’s decision to sign an out-of-court settlement abandons the basic ethics of publishing.
Where is the political, judicial leadership to stand up to attempts to silence the writer?
In its statement, released two days after the controversy broke, the publisher added that it has a moral responsibility to protect its “employees against threats and harassment”.
If legal means of publication fail, Internet has other ways of keeping books in circulation: Doniger.
Courts, publishers, educators and professional offence mongers are to blame.
All copies of Chicago Indologist Wendy Doniger’s seminal work to be trashed in 6 months in India.