Charges Must be Dropped Against Two Zimbabwean Filmmakers and Two Other Artists For Film Screening
“The Zimbabwean authorities’ targeting of filmmakers and culture professionals is an alarming attack on artistic freedom,” said Julie Trébault, Director of the Artists at Risk Connection (ARC) at PEN… More
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Just hours before the attack, Salman Rushdie emailed @PENamerica requesting help finding safe refuge for Ukrainian writers. Over the years he has been devoted to assisting others who are vulnerable and menaced. May he survive this horror.
🧵 by current PEN America President @ayadakhtar:
I'm shocked and distressed to see my friend @SalmanRushdie has been attacked before a talk. He's a good man and a brilliant one and I hope he's okay.