To any writer artist who is at risk, or is in need of assistance, including those denied entry into the U.S. as a result of the latest Trump Administration travel ban.
July 5, 2015 is the sixth anniversary of the Urumqi riots in China's Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region. Ilham Tohti, winner of the 2014 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award, was first detained after speaking out about the ethnic unrest that broke out that day, and has since been sentenced to life in prison on spurious charges of separatism.
Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo
Prosecutors have charged the journalists with obtaining important and…