German PEN: Facing Challenges to Integration and Hate Speech
In the fourth installment of the PEN World Series, we speak to German PEN about the free expression challenges and literary traditions of Germany. 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.
1 person filed a complaint.
District formed a committee.
Committee voted unanimously to keep the book.
School board didn't like the committee's decision.
So now they've just... overridden it.
This is book banning.
This is Keller ISD.
This is America. https://www.jta.org/2022/08/16/united-states/texas-school-district-orders-librarians-to-remove-a-version-of-anne-franks-diary-from-shelves?utm_campaign=sprout&utm_medium=social&utm_source=JTA_Twitter
Join @PENamerica and our partners on Friday at the @nypl to #StandWithSalman. https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1559647287294529543
On #IndependenceDay2022, after the attack on @SalmanRushdie (who wrote stunningly on this day’s power in Midnight’s Children♥️), I’m thinking about how critical #FreedomOfSpeech is to any #democracy
Sharing a #poem published today by @PENamerica to commemorate #IndiaAt75