Death of Dissident and Spiritual Leader Thich Huyen Quang
Thich Huyen Quang spent most of the past 30 years in prison or under house arrest for his work in support of religious freedom, human rights, and political reform… More
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In Escambia, Florida, someone is trying to ban this children's book about Wilma Rudolph, the African-American sprinter who set world records in running and won gold medals at the 1960 Olympics.
What's so "controversial" about it?...
Hackers backed by the Iranian government have targeted two Human Rights Watch staff members and at least 18 other high-profile activists, journalists, researchers, academics, diplomats, and politicians working on Middle East issues, @hrw said today. https://www.hrw.org/news/2022/12/05/iran-state-backed-hacking-activists-journalists-politicians
PEN Birmingham is excited to continue the Birmingham Reads Program at @oneallib on December 8th, as we explore southern vernacular and cultural identity through @imaniperry's South to America. Register Here: https://pen.org/event/birmingham-reads-high-art-from-the-hollar/