- Troy Ramsey
Troy Ramsey was awarded First Place in Drama in the 2018 Prison Writing Contest.
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250+ authors including Salman Rushdie, Orhan Pamuk & Margaret Atwood urge India’s PM to reinstate overseas citizenship of British journalist Aatish Taseer, saying the move “flies in the face of India’s traditions of free and open debate”: https://bit.ly/2Koj4WJ via @guardian.
A Sakharov Prize award ceremony of Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, recently released from Russian prison after 5 years, will happen on Nov 26: https://bit.ly/377v0Gc via @KyivPost. Read PEN America’s Polina Kovaleva reflect on her meeting with Oleg: https://bit.ly/2pPGH3r.
"It is a victory for all of us that he is finally free," says PEN America's senior director of Free Expression Programs @summerelopez in reponse to Kurdish-Iranian writer and refugee Behrouz Boochani's release after more than six years of detention: https://bit.ly/2NLKisy.