Advocacy News

July 28, 2016

Turkey shuts down more than 100 media outlets, UN asks Brazilian authorities to investigate journalist killing, Post reporter barred and patted down at Pence rally

July 27, 2016

Photojournalist shot dead in Libya, Indian activist to end 16 year hunger strike, and more

July 27, 2016

The rapid purge of journalists, academics, and university leaders in Turkey following a failed coup attempt undermines crucial pillars of the very democracy that President Recep Tayyip Erdogan professes to defend, PEN America said in a statement... more »

July 26, 2016

Bahrain arrests poet amid free speech crackdown, journalist in Brazil murdered, separatists in Kashmir turn to social media to communicate, and more

July 26, 2016

Israeli Defense Minister Avigdor Lieberman’s bizarre comparison of the late Palestinian poet Mahmoud Darwish to Adolf Hitler, made in the context of his worrying attempt to influence the programming of the Army Radio station, illustrates... more »


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