PEN America Mourns the Death of Thai Artist, Scholar, and Art Critic Thanom Chapakdee
Julie Trebault, director of the Artists at Risk Connection, said in a statement: “We will miss him dearly and our hearts are with his family and friends during this… More
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Cancellation of Drag Benefit Show on Texas Campus Goes Against Norms of Free Expression https://pen.org/press-release/cancellation-of-drag-benefit-show-on-texas-campus-goes-against-norms-of-free-expression/
Publishing, selling, and owning books is increasingly becoming more dangerous in Hong Kong. Authorities have wielded the colonial-era sedition law to crack down on books on HK’s 2019-20 protests, claiming they "incite hatred" of the government. (1/5) https://pen.org/press-release/hong-kong-authorities-should-drop-sedition-charges-against-book-sellers-pen-america-says/
We’ll see you out there today, Florida!
We have a sister event happening in Jacksonville too with Public School Defenders:
2870 Sydney St, Jacksonville 32205
Riverside Church at Park & King
2650 Park St, Jacksonville 32204 https://twitter.com/penamerica/status/1638153251492118532