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Cry, the Beloved Country

No matter their origin, writers across the globe encapsulate the spirit of resistance by giving a voice to the oppressed. In an evening of solidarity and community, writers from seven countries shared their stories of pain, rage, and suffering while living under oppressive regimes. Moderated by Chip Rolley.

Poland: Ryszard Krynicki
Ukraine:  Serhiy Zhadan
Argentina: Marcos Aguinis
Kenya: Ngugi wa Thiong’o
Korea: Hwang Sok Yong
Iran/France: Negar Djavadi

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2018 PEN World Voices Festival: Cry, The Beloved Country

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