Seven Ways Myanmar’s Military is Cracking Down on Free Expression in the Wake of the Coup
As the United Nations warns that Myanmar could descend into “full blown conflict,” the risks to writers, demonstrators, journalists, human rights activists, and artists couldn’t be more dire. More
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“Abolish” is a big word. If you’re using it, you better be sure you’re using it right. That’s why @jrezaian’s been reluctant to even comment on the news that Iran “abolished” — according to an embarrassing number of headlines — its morality police. https://wapo.st/3uvQXM0
Incredible! On the 2nd day of 3 days of nationwide strikes in Iran, this is how Isfahan’s Grand Bazaar looks like. More than 2 months into the protests, one more time, protesters are gaining momentum…#MahsaAmini #مهسا_امینی #اعتصاب_سراسری #IranRevolution
PEN America and @PenSydney Condemn Arrests of 3 More Iranian Writers, as #Iran Continues Crackdown on Free Expression Targeting Writers and Artists. https://pen.org/press-release/pen-america-and-pen-sydney-condemn-arrests-of-3-more-iranian-writers-as-iran-continues-crackdown-on-free-expression-targeting-writers-and-artists/