Summer Salons with the Brooklyn Museum: Riots in Writing
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NEW: The arrest of Uyghur religious scholar Aimidoula Waili comes while Saudi Arabia hosts the #G20 summit, raising serious fears that he will be deported to China and either imprisoned or forced into an internment camp there. Our statement here: https://bit.ly/3fyr7P1.
On the heels of the G20 Summit this past weekend, Saudi Arabia held the second highest number of writers and public intellectuals in prison globally in 2019, according to @PENamerica’s Freedom to Write Index. Read the full report here: https://bit.ly/2yp8tIg
"Your job is not to change people. You won't change people's minds about a given topic this Thanksgiving, so take that off your plate. Your job is to understand them" says @juicemoorthy on our panel. Check us out live: https://fb.watch/1XRLpk2tOF/