Co-optation of Human Rights Organizations in the US

Weekend Edition May 10-12, 2013
Sign the Petition to Remove Suazanne Nossel
Threatened with Censorship and Ouster by PEN’s Henchmen
by JOHN V. WALSH

In the vast and ever expanding firmament of Western Human Rights NGO’s, PEN, America Center, the writers’ organization, is far from the most luminous and ordinarily barely visible. But a dark side of PEN came clearly into view with the hiring of Suzanne Nossel as its executive director. And the same dark side is becoming all too apparent in organizations like Amnesty International and Human Rights Watch, both of which have also employed Nossel in the past. Read more here.

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