Iranian musician Mehdi Rajabian and his brother, writer and filmmaker Hossein Rajabian, are currently serving three-year prison sentences on charges of “insulting Islamic sanctities,” “propaganda against the state,” and…More
Iranian filmmakers Mehdi and Hossein Rajabian were arrested in October 2013 in connection with an underground music-sharing site they cofounded. During a three-minute trial, they were fined $6000 and…More
Oakland, Calif., voted to pass an ordinance that would ban municipal use of face recognition technology: https://t.co/LT1PgbmBLQ. Read more on mounting bipartisan concern over facial recognition: https://t.co/fNmeQXtG0z via @thomasomelia for @aminterest.
@PENamerican has announced the opening of the 2020 Emerging Voices Fellowship application! This fellowship aims to provide underrepresented writers with the tools, skills, and knowledge they need to launch a professional writing career. Apply here today: https://t.co/1HDRhEBQV3
These Journalists Are Facing Huge Threats And Injustice For Pursuing The Truth: https://t.co/OWrh3QSF6X via @BuzzFeedNews. PEN America continues to advocate on behalf of individual writers who are being persecuted because of their work: https://t.co/LUzJMNFFmZ. #pressfreedom