One Year in Prison for Editor Critical of Government
PEN International protests the one-year prison sentence and fine handed to Almasae editor Rachid Nini on June 9, 2011, apparently in retaliation for his articles criticizing government policies and… More
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Moscow-controlled Supreme Court in Crimea has shortened the prison term of journalist Vladyslav Yesypenko by one year to 5 years.
Yesypenko—the 2022 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award honoree—was detained in Russian-occupied Crimea on March 10, 2021.
“The event will be live streamed, and PEN America is asking those unable to attend to show their support by hosting a public reading of Rushdie’s work in their own community.”