ICPC Member Jiao Guobiao Prevented from Attending PEN International Congress
On Friday, September 7, we received news from our Independent Chinese PEN Center colleagues that Dr. Jiao Guobiao, an ICPC member based in Beijing, was put under house arrest… More
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Talking about the Salman Rushdie attack, @PENamerica CEO @SuzanneNossel just now on MSNBC said it has stiffened the organization’s resolve. “We are not going to let this silence Salman or any other writers.”
If we don’t defend free speech, we live in tyranny: @SalmanRushdie shows us that, writes @MargaretAtwood https://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2022/aug/15/salman-rushdie-free-speech-tyranny-satanic-verses?CMP=share_btn_tw #SalmanRushdie #FreeSpeech
I feel I am honored to be part of this team. Thank you @PENamerica https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1559162982604709890