PEN America Joins the Political Fray — and Finds New Audiences
This spring, PEN America, long considered a genteel citadel of the literary elite, opened a new front in the battle for free expression: the Oval Office. More
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This report tells a heartbreaking story of cultural persecution ... but we can do something about it. Great work by @PenUkraine and @PENAmerica's @LieslGerntholtz, a co-author. Read👇 https://twitter.com/LieslGerntholtz/status/1598687340557471744
Almost 50 libraries damaged or destroyed. Thousands forced to close. Russian soldiers have “seized or destroyed Ukrainian history books and literature they deemed to be ‘extremist’. Hundreds of textbooks removed from schools. Collections of irreplaceable manuscriptsbombed/burned. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1598708232419262469
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