A new report by PEN America details how artistic freedom in Africa is being suppressed amidst flawed elections, military coups, and political crises.
The fire-resistant copy will be auctioned to raise funds for PEN America.
The funding will also support artists at risk in Belarus, Russia, and other countries.
Two of PEN International’s members, Abdullah Atefi and Dawa Khan Menapal, were reportedly murdered by Taliban forces earlier this month.
PEN Belarus is one of 50 of civil rights organizations facing closure.
PEN America has released a critical guide for artists at risk, created with input from persecuted creators around the world.
Before you vote, check your knowledge of disinformation with PEN America’s new online quiz, “What To Expect When You’re Electing.”
The proposal would expand the authority of officers to remove credentials from journalists and bar them from crossing police lines to cover news stories.
Bruguera was arrested in her home under pretenses of “pandemic contagion,” preventing her from attending a demonstration against the killing of Hansel Ernesto Hernández Galiano.
In a statement released today, PEN America CEO Suzanne Nossel condemned the unfounded arrest of a CNN crew covering protests in the city, calling the scene a “dystopian spectacle.”
PEN America released a five-point guide for writers and journalists after Iranians and Iranian-Americans reported increased scrutiny at US border crossings following the killing of Qasem Soleimani.
More than 260 leading writers, journalists, and artists signed a PEN America letter calling on the Indian government to reverse its decision to rescind a citizenship document for Aatish Taseer. Signatories include Margaret Atwood, Salman Rushdie, and Christiane Amanpour.