PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award Goes to Myanmar Journalists

PEN America has announced that it will honor imprisoned Myanmar reporters Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who were arrested on December 12, 2017, while investigating violence in Myanmar’s Rakhine state, with the 2018 PEN/ Barbey Freedom to Write Award. The PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award will be conferred on Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo at the 2018 PEN America Literary Gala on May 22.

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