PEN Podcast: Voices Against Torture—Writers and Lawyers on the Way Forward
In celebration of the signing of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, PEN America features a panel of writers and lawyers speaking out against torture. More
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"The bravest persevere. We must not let them down." @mirakamdar
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"Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini never read @SalmanRushdie’s book “The Satanic Verses”... The Iranian leader’s murderous 1989 fatwa... was a political move to exploit the erupting fury in Pakistan, India, and beyond over a fictional dream sequence." https://www.newyorker.com/news/daily-comment/ayatollah-khomeini-never-read-salman-rushdies-book #Rushdie