Writers at Risk Database

Jordi Cuixart

Cuixart is a Catalan poet who advocates for the region’s independence. In October 2019, Cuixart, already detained, received a nine-year prison sentence and ban on holding office for sedition.… More

Writers at Risk Database

Jordi Sànchez

Sànchez is a Catalan writer who advocates for the region’s independence. In October 2019, Sànchez, already detained, received a nine-year prison sentence and a ban on holding office for… More

Pablo Rivadulla Pablo Hásel

Spanish rapper Rivadulla faces up to two years in prison after he was charged with insulting members of the royal family and "promoting terrorism" in his music and tweets.… More

César Montaña Lehmann César Strawberry

For tweets allegedly “glorifying terrorism” and “humiliating its victims,” musician Lehmann was sentenced in 2017 to 1 year in prison and barred from public office for 6.5 years. In… More

Josep Miquel Arenas Beltrán Valtònyc

Musician "Valtònyc" was sentenced to 3 years and 6 months in prison for “grave insults to the crown,” “glorification of terrorism and humiliation of its victims,” and “threats,” for… More

Pixel Flesh

These poems are excerpted from Pixel Flesh, a haunting translation of prose poetry collection by Agustín Fernández Mallo, who has pioneered an important shift in contemporary Spanish writing and… More

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