PEN America at the 2019 AWP Conference and Bookfair
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PEN America's @LieslGerntholtz: "The grotesque sentencing of Salma Al-Shehab"—a Saudi student at Leeds University (U.K.) sentenced to 34 years in prison for her Twitter activity—"is yet another abhorrent restriction of free expression in #SaudiArabia." https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-condemns-grotesque-sentencing-of-saudi-student-to-34-years-in-prison-for-her-tweets/
.@KhairTabish for PEN America's #IndiaAt75.
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New from @PENamerica: Our comprehensive, end-of-legislative-session report on Educational Gag Orders. Across virtually every metric, every state, and every institution, the bills introduced in 2022 were worse than anything we've seen so far.