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Attack on the Offices of Kurdish PEN in South East Turkey

PEN International received news from our colleagues at the Kurdish PEN Centre of an attack on their offices on 2 February 2016.

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literary events

Embattled Truths: Reporting on Gaza

This year’s Freedom to Read Week panel will discuss the intricacies of reporting and reading about conflict in Gaza.

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Turkey: Journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Facing Life Imprisonment

PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling for the immediate and unconditional release of both journalists.

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from the archives

December 1994: Kenneth Harvey Writes from Newfoundland

Kenneth J. Harvey’s thoughtful piece on the realities of his work as a minder, originally published in PEN Canada’s December 1994 newsletter.

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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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