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NEW: In a letter to @UN Secretary General @antonioguterres, PEN America CEO @SuzanneNossel urges him to call for the immediate release of two women's rights advocates: Iranian human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh and Saudi activist Loujain Al-Hathloul.
NEW: Just weeks before he was set to be freed, Russian historian Yury Dmitriev was re-sentenced for an additional 13 years on politically-motivated charges. Our statement. https://bit.ly/30hv0BF
TONIGHT: Don't miss poet, essayist, and playwright Claudia Rankine in conversation with Lauren M. Jackson (@proseb4bros) at 8PM ET as they will discuss Rankine's new hybrid book, JUST US: AN AMERICAN CONVERSATION. Tickets: https://bit.ly/2XXutn1. #PENOutLoud