- PEN Georgia - for writers` rights
@pic.twitter.com/1uKeBwMdLTWashington Director of PEN America Thomas O. Melia and president of Georgian PEN Paata Shamugia have held a meeting in Tbilisi to discuss the prospects of further cooperation and challanges regarding free speech and freedom of expression.Paata Shamugia
Visiting Tbilisi this weekend, I am very pleased to meet new president of PEN Georgia, poet (and editor) Paata Shamugia. We at PEN America @PENamerican look forward to fruitful collaboration in defense of free expression, in the arts, literature, journalism and on-line! - wrote Melia on Twitter.