Stop Shehata: The Story of An Egyptian Judge
In this small yet powerful comic strip, anonymous Egyptian cartoonists take on the corrupt Egyptian judge Nagy Shehata. More
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"Today, we are in the midst of the broadest attack on First Amendment rights in schools and universities this country has seen in generations,'" PEN America's Nadine Farid Johnson tells @JudiciaryGOP Subcommittee on Constitution and Limited Government. #FreeSpeech
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School book bans spur a growing counteroffensive, reports @NPR
"PEN America says book bans in public school libraries this year are on pace to top last year's high mark... 2,500 instances of book bans in U.S. schools. Most were #LGBTQ- or race-related."