Detention and Abuse of Egyptian Student is Part of Ongoing Assault on Free Expression, Academic Freedom
PEN America today joined with free expression allies globally demanding the release of Egyptian student Ahmed Samir Santawy. More
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"Librarians and civil rights attorneys...say this conflict is about limiting what viewpoints students can seek out on their own with a library card, especially diverse viewpoints from historically marginalized groups." https://www.sltrib.com/news/education/2021/11/29/how-books-started-fight/
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From violent threats and hateful slurs to sexual harassment and doxing, #OnlineAbuse poses a direct and pressing threat to free expression. Learn more about how PEN America is taking action to #FightOnlineAbuseNOW: https://bit.ly/3pmegXe.