Prosecution of Rafael Marques de Morais Part of Angolan Government’s Renewed Effort to Stifle Free Expression
“Rafael Marques has for years bravely documented government malfeasance and human rights abuses in Angola at a great cost to his own personal safety and well-being. It is essential… More
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"Book censorship wrecks a healthy environment for inquiry and learning." @RepRaskin opens today's House Subcommittee hearing on classroom censorship, which will include testimony from PEN America's CEO @SuzanneNossel. Tune in: https://oversight.house.gov/legislation/hearings/free-speech-under-attack-part-ii-curriculum-sabotage-and-classroom-censorship
Amazing statement against censorship from authors today - 1300+ signing this letter from @soontornvat.
Banned authors can also fill out our survey from @PENamerica: https://forms.gle/1jNKbjk75PgwnLxC7 https://twitter.com/soontornvat/status/1527281648139501568
1,300+ children's authors & illustrators have signed a letter strongly condemning efforts to ban books. We call on Congress, state leaders, & school boards to protect students' rights to access books they need & deserve.
Link to the letter text is here: https://diversebooks.org/letter-from-1300-childrens-and-ya-authors-on-book-banning/