Iran: Writer and poet released on bail

Author and poet Dr. Sedigheh Vasmaghi was released on bail on November 4, 2017. Vasmaghi had been held in Evin prison since October 22 where she was brought for… More

DARE: Can Trump Really Shut Down NBC?

Trump tweets out threat to withdraw broadcast licenses to retaliate against TV networks "fake news" (see PEN America's joint statement here). Senator Ben Sasse accuses the President of reneging… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Want to receive this digest in your inbox? To subscribe, simply click here and choose DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression from the list. Hurricane coverage highlights the critical… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Trump belatedly condemns violence at Charlottesville but rails against so-called 'fake news' afterwards; DOJ demands IP addresses of visitors to anti-Trump site, debates on hate speech continue but legal… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Scaramucci's expletive-ridden tirade reveals deep fissures in the White House. Russia sanctions bill causes diplomatic rift, but Trump administration doesn't confirm whether the president will sign the bill. Boy… More