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

Ai Weiwei | Status: Continued Harassment | China

Dissident Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei has been free to travel since Beijing authorities returned his passport in July 2015. However, Ai was previously banned from foreign travel… More

DARE: Can Trump Really Shut Down NBC?

Trump tweets out threat to withdraw broadcast licenses to retaliate against TV networks "fake news" (see PEN America's joint statement here). Senator Ben Sasse accuses the President of reneging… More