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Thailand: British Rights Activist Goes on Trial for Defamation

PEN calls on the Thai authorities to drop all charges against migrant rights activist Andy Hall ahead of his court hearing on 19 May 2016.

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literary events

2016 Annual General Meeting

PEN Canada’s annual general meeting will take place at 6:00 p.m. on Wednesday, June 1, 2016 at the Arts and Letters Club.

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Peru: Overturn Journalist Rafo León’s Criminal Defamation Sentence

On May 3, 2016 a court in Lima found journalist and author Rafo León guilty of “aggravated defamation.”

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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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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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