P. Varavara Rao

P. Varavara Rao, Detained in India

P. Varavara Rao is an Indian poet, literary critic, and political activist who has been frequently targeted by authorities for his political opinions. More

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Our sister organization PEN Belarus has spent years uplifting writers and supporting the freedom to write. Now, the government is trying to shut them down. Show your support and tell them they’re not alone.

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