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The Attack on Freedom of Expression in Eritrea

Testimony given by Aaron Berhane to the UN Human Rights Council on June 22, 2016, following the publication of a report by the Commission of Inquiry on Human Rights in Eritrea.

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literary events

Against Type: An Evening with Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage

An intimate dinner with authors Junot Díaz and Rawi Hage at Toronto’s George Restaurant.

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HONDURAS: PEN Member Faces Imprisonment for Student Protests

PEN Honduras member Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa is facing immediate detention after a warrant was issued on June 7, 2016 for his arrest.

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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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featured video

Video and Audio: Still Points in a Turning World

We are pleased to present the video highlights and full audio from Wade Davis and John Vaillant’s conversation on a writer’s role in a fast-changing world from our Spring Ideas in Dialogue event.

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