Mother Mushroom, Why I Support PEN

PEN Canada’s end-of-year campaign launched Tuesday, November 28 and runs until December 31.
To understand PEN Canada’s impact, we’re sharing testimonials from the PEN community. They are writers in exile, writers in peril, and emerging writers. They are teachers, novelists, journalists, activists, bloggers and poets. Mother Mushroom writes:

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The freedom to peacefully express all points of view is paramount in fostering democracy and creating global change. This freedom is universally important, irrespective of our location on this planet.

Journalists, writers, or bloggers endeavoring to voice their views require support and protection. I am one of those individuals who can continue to fight for Vietnam’s freedom with PEN’s support. Thank you very much for your support.

Please join me in supporting PEN to accomplish its mission—defending all individuals who refuse to stay silent in the face of censorship and intimidation.

Blogger Mẹ Nấm (Mother Mushroom)
Nguyen Ngoc Nhu Quynh
Mạng Lưới Blogger Việt Nam
Vietnamese Bloggers Network

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