One Year in Prison for Editor Critical of Government
PEN International protests the one-year prison sentence and fine handed to Almasae editor Rachid Nini on June 9, 2011, apparently in retaliation for his articles criticizing government policies and… More
Join PEN America Today
Defend free expression, support persecuted writers, and promote literary culture.
Get updates on events, literary awards, free expression issues, and global news.
PEN America On
"Fear is not freedom. Fear is not liberty. Fear is control," Grace Linn, 100
Why Are Books Banned? Part of a Broader Effort to Oppress Girls and Nonbinary People @TeenVogue https://www.teenvogue.com/story/book-bans-girls-women
What now in unfree Florida? The DoE apparently getting into the business of threatening punishment to high school principals if they don't cancel student club events with drag queens. B/c "Drag & Donuts " is the real threat to students here... #EdScare