International PEN is outraged by the two-year prison sentence and heavy fines imposed on six Gambian journalists who criticized President Yahya Jammeh for making inappropriate comments about the unsolved…More
The European Union’s executive arm asked its member countries Thursday to better protect journalists amid a rise of physical attacks and online threats against media professionals. https://bit.ly/3kl3zRM
This #BannedBooksWeek, PEN America will host a series of virtual and in-person events that examine the current assaults on the freedom to express, the freedom to read, and the freedom to learn. Learn more here: https://bit.ly/3llXGDf.
Russian officials talk of ‘not extending’ my visa. In fact, the FSB has designated me - a journalist - a‘security threat’
I talked to @PENamerica about how Russia needs a free press now more than ever & how local journalists face growing pressure https://podcasts.apple.com/gb/podcast/a-bbc-reporter-expelled-from-russia-then-tough/id1503245440?i=1000535616303