Free Expression Daily Digest: Wednesday, October 12
Facebook deleted a parody account in Brazil, Iran temporarily releases hunger-striking journalist, South Sudanese journalist abducted, and more. More
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Every day, women journalists in Canada & globally face threats of physical & sexual violence, slurs, & sexual harassment for doing their jobs.
As part of @TheCAOV, #PENAmerica stands w/ @atRachelGilmore @wickdchiq & @caj to call out #onlineabuse as an attack on #PressFreedom.
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PEN America Town Hall: Do Publishers Have a Moral Obligation to Diversify American Literature? https://pen.org/event/pen-america-town-hall-do-publishers-have-a-moral-obligation-to-diversify-american-literature
What's so controversial about neighbors helping an old woman make cholent for Shabbat? That's the story of a picture book removed along with 175 other titles from schools in Duval County, Fla. @PENamerica is protesting. I wrote about it for @jdforward https://forward.com/fast-forward/527511/authors-protest-banned-books-list-in-florida-that-includes-shabbat-picture-book/