PEN Eritrea: Defiance in the Face of Extreme Repression
In the third installment of the PEN World Series, we speak to PEN Eritrea about the free expression challenges and literary traditions of Eritrea. More
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BREAKING: 2021 #FreedomToWrite honoree Baktash Abtin, a writer wrongfully imprisoned in Iran, has been moved to a hospital. We call on authorities to share his condition with his family. We demand his immediate release, so that he may receive medical care. https://pen.org/press-release/on-day-against-censorship-pen-america-and-pen-sydney-call-on-iran-to-release-imprisoned-writers/
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