African Writers Call for Release of Zone 9 Bloggers in Ethiopia
On the eve of Press Freedom Day, a group of African writers joined together at the PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature to call for the release of… More
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After being notified that the Iranian government had unleashed a social media campaign calling for her abduction, @AlinejadMasih speaks out on the Iran’s practice of hostage-taking as a form of silencing opposition.
Algerian journalist @khaleddrareni was sentenced to 3 years for reporting on protests. Drareni was convicted after reporting on the Hirak protest movement, which forced the removal of the country’s longtime ruler, Abdelaziz Bouteflika, last year.