• Andrew Lewman
    Keeping Writers Safe Online: An Interview with the Tor Project

    Tor is an online privacy tool that can provide digital safety to dissident writers around the world, by allowing for anonymity and a secure line to social media. This post first appeared on PEN Sweden’s Dissident Blog and was written by Deji Olukotun. It was published by IFEX on May 12, 2014.

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  • PEN Presents: Who's Afraid of Free Speech?
    Video: Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?

    On December 4, 2013, PEN PRESENTS: “Who’s Afraid of Free Speech?” brought together writers David Simon, E.L. Doctorow, Masha Gessen, Azar Nafisi, and moderator James Fallows of The Atlantic to address challenges to free expression in the digital age.

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  • Pakistan Bigotry
    Pakistan’s Gay Website Ban Reflects Bigotry

    Pakistan’s move to ban access to the gay social networking website Queerpk reflects the conservative society’s inability to accept a “larger world view”, activists say. Keeping with Pakistan’s internet censorship policies, some say the ban is aimed at curbing alternate and progressive discourse.

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