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Malaysia: Harassment of Cartoonist Escalates

The Malaysian authorities must drop all charges and end the harassment against cartoonist Zunar for peacefully exercising his right to free expression.

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literary events

2017 PEN Canada Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

This intimate dinner will celebrate a landmark literary and human rights anniversary: when Rushdie famously emerged from hiding to attend a PEN Canada benefit twenty-five years ago.

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Kazakhstan: President of Kazakh PEN Club Arrested

PEN International is seriously concerned about the arrest on November 15, 2016 of journalist Bigeldy Gabdullin, the President of the Kazakh PEN Club, who was arrested in connection with alleged extortion.

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from the archives

Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

Authors Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson and Graeme Gibson brought PEN Canada to Toronto in 1984.

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