International PEN statement on the recent events in Uzbekistan
International PEN, the world association of writers, is alarmed by recent days' events in Uzbekistan and calls for a lifting of the clamp down on the media reporting from… More
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This is infuriating, scary, and heartbreaking. https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1639272069111115780
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