PEN America and PEN Sydney Condemn Arrests of 3 More Iranian Writers, as Iran Continues Crackdown on Free Expression Targeting Writers and Artists
“The violent and targeted arrests of the IWA’s board members are designed to intimidate and silence one of the leading independent civil society voices inside Iran that steadfastly speaks… More
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This Wednesday, a group of Utah community members held a @LetUtahRead "Read In" at the Utah Capitol. (organized by @PENamerica with partners @acluutah @UtahLibAssoc @EveryLibrary) 🧵#bannedbookthread
📝Applications for the @PENamerica Emerging Voices Fellowship are now open! ✏️Twelve fellows will receive an honorarium of $1,500. Fellows will be paired with a mentor to serve as a source of guidance for the project. ➡️ Deadline is Jan 31— Apply NOW: http://bit.ly/3JgU8zM
The vagueness is the point. @ThePlumLineGS gets it right. Lawmakers had many chances to make the Don't Say Gay law clearer; they kept it vague. State guidance has also gone further than the original law, w/ worse penalties. Results are #Chilling #EdScare