MYANMAR: PEN America Demands Immediate Investigation into Murder of News Editor Wai Yan Heinn
The murder of news editor Wai Yan Heinn in Myanmar, a country notorious for its climate of impunity in attacks on journalists, demands an immediate and thorough investigation. More
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🚨 Calling all #Belarus watchers!! @hrw @PENamerica @pressfreedom hold virtual event 10/22 9:30am ET on Belarus' assault on freedom of expression.
Speakers include Nobel Prize laureate Svetlana Alexeivich. Moderated by @BBC @sarahrainsford.
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NEW: We welcome the launch of PEN Belarus’s report, “Monitoring of Violations of Cultural and Human Rights Against Cultural Workers,” which documents the persecution of writers, artists, poets & other cultural figures between January & September 2021. https://bit.ly/3G0YBm0