PEN America, with 102 International Writers and Artists, Calls for India to Uphold the Freedom to Write Ahead of 75th Independence Day Celebration
“As India celebrates 75 years of independence, the state of free expression is under grave threat and is being mourned rather than celebrated,” said Karin Deutsch Karlekar, director of… More
SLAPPs: The Greatest Free Expression Threat You’ve Never Heard Of?
SLAPPs are a prevalent and serious—but still under-acknowledged—threat to free speech and expression. It should never be “unaffordable” to speak up. More
PEN America Enlists Writers to Urge Egypt’s Leader to Free Author
At least 120 prominent writers and artists from around the world have signed a letter sent to Egypt’s president urging him to release Ahmed Naji, an Egyptian author and… More