“Leaving The Light On”: An Essay by 2019 Emerging Voices Fellow Dare Williams
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⚡️This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to jailed Belarus human rights activist, member of PEN Belarus Ales Bialiatski https://twitter.com/NobelPrize/status/1578309539870318603
Human rights lawyer & #FreedomToWrite honoree Nasrin Sotoudeh’s daughter was just banned from leaving #Iran. Writing on Facebook, Sotoudeh reflects on the murders of #MahsaAmini & #NikaShakrami, widespread violence against protestors, and speaking against injustice at every step.
Watch PEN America Washington director Nadine Farid Johnson talk about book bans tonight at 8 PM ET on @wbgutv #BannedBooks #BannedInTheUSA https://youtu.be/ovOHi1yO84g