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Widespread destruction of 🇺🇦 culture the persecution of writers & artists, and other attacks against 🇺🇦 heritage expose the breadth of Russia’s attempts to erase 🇺🇦 cultural identity as a tactic of war, according to PEN America and @PENUkraine https://pen.org/report/ukrainian-culture-under-attack/
"The indictment of Toomaj Salehi for his music with charges that raise the specter of the death sentence, is both obscene and horrifying," said Julie Trebault, director of PEN America's Artists at Risk Connection (@AtRiskArtists).
On December 3, @OfficialToomaj turns 33 years old, but his life is at grave risk.
The Iranian government continues to jail #ToomajSalehi for his free expression under charges that carry the death penalty.
We call on Iran to #FreeToomaj immediately. https://pen.org/press-release/indictment-of-iranian-rap-artist-toomaj-salehi-for-music-supporting-protests-is-obscene-and-horrifying-says-pen-america/