Sentencing of Chair of The Freedom Theatre in Jenin, Palestine is a Serious Human Rights Violation
“The arrest and imprisonment without trial of Bilal Al-Saadi represents a serious violation of his human rights, while the growing crackdown on Palestian civil society raises grave concerns about… More
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What does it mean when 116 books are "restricted" based on a single person's complaint?
PEN America's @jonfreadom details the variety of books that get caught up in such "bans," the stigmatizing effects that "restricted lists" can have—and the #FirstAmendment implications... 🧵
“To tell a story. It’s a radical act,” says @JennyBoylan. “Tell me what’s more revolutionary than telling your story, telling it in a way that opens people’s hearts.” https://www.themainemag.com/how-one-trans-activist-author-found-truth-and-acceptance-in-maine/
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