Free Speech & Banned Books: A Conversation with Azar Nafisi in Utah
Ban on 52 Books in Largest Utah School District is a Worrisome Escalation of Censorship
“This is a concerning escalation of the book banning we saw last school year. Elected officials and attorneys general are now easing and encouraging banning, facilitating the fulfillment of… More
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Iran carries out first known execution over anti-government protests.
Mohsen Shekari was accused of wounding a member of the pro-regime Basij militia on 25 September, during the early phase of the protests triggered by the death in custody of #MahsaAmini. https://www.theguardian.com/world/2022/dec/08/iran-executes-man-23-mohsen-shekari-allegedly-stabbing-pro-regime-officer?CMP=share_btn_tw
"If you allow tech companies to play God and flout societal norms just because they can, you get something similar to what we have now: @elonmusk making up the First Amendment as he goes along," writes @jaycaspiankang.
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.