Georgia State Capitol Women's March

PEN America’s Guide for Combating Protest Disinformation

Amid mass demonstrations against police violence, misinformation and disinformation about the protests are spreading fast online. False, misleading, and misattributed stories and images can polarize communities, unfairly damage reputations,… More

P. Varavara Rao

P. Varavara Rao, Detained in India

P. Varavara Rao is an Indian poet, literary critic, and political activist who has been frequently targeted by authorities for his political opinions. More

Nasrin Sotoudeh

Nasrin Sotoudeh, Imprisoned in Iran

Nasrin Sotoudeh is a human rights lawyer and public intellectual who has faced harassment and intimidation for years and spent time in and out of prison. More

Ahmet Altan

Ahmet Altan, Imprisoned in Turkey

Ahmet Altan is the founder of Taraf, who was arrested for allegedly spreading subliminal messages on television before an attempted coup against Erdoğan. More

Ilham Tohti

Ilham Tohti, Imprisoned in China

Ilham Tohti is a writer and professor from Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Tohti’s defense of human rights has made him a target of the Chinese state. More