Iran Steps Up Repression of Rights, with Harsh Prison Sentences for Writers and Artists and Reported Torture and Abuse in Custody
“The Iranian government is putting writers’ lives at severe risk through its brazen violation of basic human rights that include systematic abuse and torture in custody, coupled with fast-tracked… More
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Dallas, TX! This Saturday we're partnering with All Things Edunia, Dallas CORE, @BlackVotersMtr, @RYHTexas at @TPHDallas for a discussion on the importance of accessible, accurate news for empowerment & civic engagement ft. @evadcoleman @ldallen. Join us! https://pen.org/event/panel-discussion-at-the-potters-house-of-dallas-fake-news-or-not/
School book bans spur a growing counteroffensive, reports @NPR
"PEN America says book bans in public school libraries this year are on pace to top last year's high mark... 2,500 instances of book bans in U.S. schools. Most were #LGBTQ- or race-related."
Friends in NY: don't miss this one! Contemporary Ukrainian writing at its finest in a new collection in translation! Proud to have my translation of @sumriko Iya Kiva's work included. @PENamerica @HarrimanInst @craftmgzn @kate_kazimirova @anashensky @8thandAtlas https://twitter.com/razomforukraine/status/1638627860188655616