Read the Finalists of the 2015 PEN/Diamonstein-Spielvogel Award for the Art of the Essay
Featuring some of the year's best essays by Ian Buruma, Leslie Jamison, David Bromwich, Angela Pelster, and Charles D'Ambrosio. More
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A newly released report from @PenUkraine and #PENAmerica documents the Russian Federation's attacks on Ukrainian culture as a weapon of war
Read it here: https://pen.org/report/ukrainian-culture-under-attack/ #UkraineRussianWar #Ukraine
I spoke to @The_NewArab Voice last week about what's next for the international community on #Iran. I talk about how we failed to use leverage to improve human rights, democracy benchmarks, and a positive platform to support democracy in Iran. https://tinyurl.com/y65es9je
To international media:
1) abolishing morality police in Iran is disinformation but it shows the fear of the regime.
2) Regime’s empty promises are a sign of desperation that the uprising continues
3) People are united in their demand for an end to Islamic Republic