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Tohti Trial a ‘Farce,’ Says PEN American Center
Beijing Making an Example of Uyghur Scholar Who Advocated Peaceful Dialogue NEW YORK— Ilham Tohti, a scholar and writer who should have been a welcome...
In Search of Salvation
BY Carl Hart
He stood about six feet but weighed, at most, 110 pounds. His face was so emaciated that you could see nearly every bone. The few remaining teeth he had looked like they were on the way out. I...
Two Poems by Wendy Xu
BY Wendy Xu
Unrested we said to others to leave / us pleased, not far along our track, still much // we want, half the slower good death / of cities too off your bristling map.
The PEN Ten with Sean Wilsey
BY PEN America
Suddenly seeing myself as a writer-of-facts changed the way I looked at reality—so it was sort of a double-edged occasion. Guaranteed impediment to having a good time: knowing you'll have to...
Ferguson and Press Freedom
BY Katy Glenn Bass
Press freedom includes the right of journalists to do their jobs without intentional interference by the police. That right was clearly under threat in Ferguson, as journalists encountered...