Communication to the UN Commission on the Status of Women on the Persecution of Iranian Women’s Rights Defenders
We joined Iranian human rights organizations to alert the UN CSW to the persecution and prosecution of women human rights defenders in Iran. More
Statement by PEN to the 65th UN Commission on the Status of Women
PEN is concerned about women facing harsh consequences for their expression to advance women’s rights, equality, and full participation in civic life. More
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PEN America's @LieslGerntholtz: "The grotesque sentencing of Salma Al-Shehab"—a Saudi student at Leeds University (U.K.) sentenced to 34 years in prison for her Twitter activity—"is yet another abhorrent restriction of free expression in #SaudiArabia." https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-condemns-grotesque-sentencing-of-saudi-student-to-34-years-in-prison-for-her-tweets/
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New from @PENamerica: Our comprehensive, end-of-legislative-session report on Educational Gag Orders. Across virtually every metric, every state, and every institution, the bills introduced in 2022 were worse than anything we've seen so far.