Václav Havel: Constant Champion for Freedom of Expression
Václav Havel, dissident playwright and poet, honorary president of Czech PEN, and statesman, who died on December 18, 2011 at age 75, will be remembered by all at PEN… More
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In Congressional testimony March 29, PEN America CEO @SuzanneNossel warned against tactics “we see in oppressive countries around the world where there is no buffer zone between the hand of the state and what happens on a university campus.” https://www.insidehighered.com/news/2023/03/30/house-republicans-seek-ways-protect-campus-free-speech
PEN America: Suspension of Wayne State University Professor for Social Media Post a “Blatant Overreaction” https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-suspension-of-wayne-state-university-professor-for-social-media-post-a-blatant-overreaction/
14 books—including Toni Morrison’s Beloved—have been banned from Spotsylvania School Libraries in #Virginia by a superintendent who insists the books he is banning are not being banned. #BannedBooks #FreeTheBooks #FreedomToRead https://www.nbcwashington.com/news/local/14-books-being-removed-from-spotsylvania-school-libraries/3317248/?_osource=db_npd_nbc_wrc_twt_shr