Five Year Prison Sentence Against Performance Artist in Russia Is “Unjust” Criminalization of Free Expression
“There is great irony when a one-man protest against political imprisonment becomes itself a case of an artist wrongfully incarcerated,” said Polina Sadovskaya, director of Eurasia programs at PEN… More
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Russia continues to tighten its grip on civil society and human rights defenders. Memorial Human Rights Centre, a laureate of the Nobel Peace Prize, continues to be attacked. Authorities opened a criminal case against their co-chairman Oleg Orlov. https://www.bbc.com/news/world-europe-65024254
Mar. 27 - Apr. 1 is “Listen. Learn. Lead.” Week at UT! and @UTProvost has 3 exciting workshops planned for the 30th with @PENamerica. Click the link to register for 1,2, or all 3 of these great sessions today https://bit.ly/3Z6YT3d
🧵Today @RamyEssam released the song "Fiskooti Mooti" with lyrics written by imprisoned Egyptian poet Galal El-Behairy. Watch here: https://youtu.be/GMGcbQdKaH0