Kareem Amer is an Egyptian blogger and former al-Azhyar University student known for his secular views and his critical writings about Islam and Egypt's highest religious authorities. His writings…More
Raúl Rivero is among the first generation of journalists trained at Havana University's School of Journalism after the 1959 revolution. He co-founded the satirical magazine Caimán Barbudo in 1966.…More
This year, PEN America will recognize Ukrainian freelance journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko as our PEN/Barbey #FreedomToWrite honoree for his courage in continuing to tell the stories of Ukrainians who have faced years of Russian occupation: https://bit.ly/3MzsSLK. #PENgala
This week, I met with a group of Ukrainian writers & human rights defenders who experienced Russian’s brutal invasion firsthand. Thank you, @PENamerica, for facilitating this visit and defending free expression.