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Maldives: Brutal Murder of Prominent Writer and Blogger

The brutal murder of writer and blogger, Yameen Rasheed is a vicious attack on the right to freedom of expression in the Maldives.

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Photos: 2017 Gala Dinner Honouring Salman Rushdie

PEN Canada’s annual gala dinner was held on March 29, 2017 at the Burroughes Building in Toronto.

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United Arab Emirates: Arbitrary Detention of Prominent Writer and Human Rights Defender

PEN International is concerned about the ongoing arbitrary detention of Ahmed Mansour Al Shehhi, a well-known writer and human rights defender.

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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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