- Amiri Baraka Reads “Rhythm Travel”
Amiri Baraka Reads “Rhythm Travel”
Amiri Baraka reads “Rhythm Travel” at the 2008 Beyond Margins Celebration.
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
Dozens of press freedom watchdogs are calling on Azerbaijan and Tajikistan to cease efforts to block reappointment of the OSCE's top media rights official. The OSCE's consensus-based structure means even a single detracting vote can scuttle these chances. https://bit.ly/32daRhP
On July 15, our @PSadovskaya2020 will be joined by Taciana Niatbaj of @pen_belarus, and Natalia Arno of @4freerussia_org to discuss recent attacks on political press and withholding of information in Belarus. Register at https://bit.ly/2ZR25TK.
On Sunday, Beijing law professor Xu Zhangrun who has been an outspoken critic of China’s president and the ruling Communist party, was released after six days of detention. Currently, Zhangrun is under surveillance and not able to speak publicly. https://bit.ly/2DEKyqH