Germany: Comic faces prosecution for poem mocking Turkey’s president
The German government’s authorization for the prosecution of comedian Jan Böhmermann for broadcasting a crude poem that allegedly insulted Turkey's president infringes on the fundamental right to freedom of… More
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In light of #BannedBooksWeek this week, we want to bring back our reading list for Literature Locked Up, which sought to shine a light on book banning in America's prison system. Here's a list of books that have been or are currently banned from prisons: https://bit.ly/3jdfqya.
Activist scholar Benny Tai Yiu-ting has reflected upon the sixth anniversary of the "Occupy Central with Peace and Love" event, saying that the protests were a pivotal period in Hong Kong's ongoing pro-democracy protests. https://bit.ly/2HF0TO4
Join PEN America CEO @SuzanneNossel and Ben Fountain for a virtual conversation TOMORROW at 5pm CT to discuss her new book, DARE TO SPEAK. Presented in partnership with @DallasNews and @TheDIHC. Register here: https://bit.ly/3l0HyFB.