Free Expression Daily Digest: Wednesday, October 5
Hong Kong pro-democracy leader deported, Crimea Tatar activist's home raided, South African activist faces Israeli arrest, and more. More
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The superintendent says this ban of NINETEEN MINUTES and 13 other books not a ban. Explain to me how permanently REMOVING a book from a library shelf is not a ban? https://twitter.com/PENamerica/status/1641517467976474641
Yes. ND gov: "The teaching profession is challenging enough without the heavy hand of state government forcing teachers to take on the role of pronoun police." https://thehill.com/homenews/3926656-north-dakota-governor-vetoes-bill-restricting-transgender-students-pronouns/
Breaking News? Or Misinformation?
Following reports of a #TrumpIndictment, here are some tips for journalists and community leaders who seek to serve as trusted voices—and to stop the spread of accidental misinformation and deliberate disinformation. https://pen.org/trump-disinformation-tip-sheet/