The Island - Various - The Night Of The Day Of The Imprisoned Writer

Label: RCA Red Seal - BL 25406 • Format: Vinyl LP • Country: UK • Genre: Non-Music • Style: Poetry, Spoken Word, Political
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The Day of the Imprisoned Writer is an annual, international day intended to recognize and support writers who resist repression of the basic human right to freedom of expression and who stand up to attacks made against their right to impart information. This day is observed each year on November In addition to increasing the public's awareness of persecuted writers in general, PEN uses the Day of the Imprisoned Writer to direct attention to several specific persecuted or imprisoned writers and their individual circumstances.

Each of the selected writers is from a different part of the world, and each case represents circumstances of repression that occur when governments or other entities in power feel threatened by what writers have written.

The day also serves to commemorate all of the writers killed since the previous year's Day of the Imprisoned Writer. Between November 15, and November 15,at least 39 writers from around the world were killed in circumstances that appeared to be related to their professions.

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Zolozragore says:
Organisations all over the world commemorated the annual “Day of the Imprisoned Writer” on November Just as every year, PEN International organised Thursday December 5,

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