PEN America and PEN International Condemn Six-Year Prison Sentence for Cuban Musician Abel Lescay for His Participation in Peaceful Mass Protests Last July
“Abel Lescay is a brave and talented musician who should never have been in jail in the first place. We are horrified by the news that he has received… More
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We are relieved to see writer #AnandTeltumbde released on bail in India after 31 months in pre-trial detention for his #FreedomToWrite. He should never have been jailed in the first place.
Digital rights in #Vietnam are declining as a new system of surveillance and control has emerged in the country, with the support of Western tech giants. https://thediplomat.com/2022/11/the-quiet-evolution-of-vietnams-digital-authoritarianism/
We welcome the establishment of an international fact-finding mission to investigate reported human rights abuses in Iran since protests against the death of #MahsaAmini. We urge the mission to pay close attention to targeted arrests of writers and #FreeExpression violations.