Silenced Voices: A Banned Books Week Event – Amnesty International USA Silenced Voices: A Banned Books Week Event – Amnesty International USA

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Silenced Voices: A Banned Books Week Event


September 24 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT

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On Thursday, September 24th at 8:00 p.m. EST, join Amnesty International for a celebration of the words, images and sounds that would disappear from our world if we did not fight for freedom of expression!

Guest speakers will include representatives from the International Federation of Library Associations (IFLA) and the American Library Association (ALA), and renowned journalist, author and human rights defender, Maria Ressa. We will also hearĀ a special message from award-winning journalist Christiane Amanpour!

Commemorate Banned Books Week with Amnesty International USA as we raise our voices and celebrate the work of writers, artists and journalists around the world! Join this exciting discussion of freedom expression, censorship and actions for the cases Amnesty is spotlighting this year.

Invite members of your group and share it with libraries and booksellers in your area to join us for this important discussion of literature, media, and freedom of expression!

RSVP Here: https://vekeo.com/amnestyinternational/

If you are not able to RSVP in advance, you will be able to use the link below to join at the start of the event!

access.live/amnesty