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Groups Seek Human Rights Protections in Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law called on officials to tie human rights obligations to Canada’s proposed free trade agreement with Honduras during a committee appearance in Ottawa.

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literary events

On Sale Now – Tickets to PEN’s Spring Ideas in Dialogue

On May 22, Anthropologist Wade Davis and author John Vaillant will consider the ethics of storytelling, reportage and bearing witness in the twenty-first century.

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INDIA: PEN Protests Withdrawal of Best-Selling Book

PEN Canada protests the withdrawal by the publisher Penguin of Wendy Doniger’s The Hindus: An Alternative History, the third book to be withdrawn this year.

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from the archives

From the Archives: Visiting Aung San Suu Kyi in Burma

In this piece, which originally appeared in the Summer 1996 newsletter, Karen Connelly visited Aung San Suu Kyi at her home to discuss the wellbeing of two Burmese writers.

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Audio and Video: Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti in conversation on Literature of the Self

PEN Canada hosted its fall Ideas in Dialogue event, Literature of the Self, on Dec. 5, 2013 at the Royal Ontario Museum with Jian Ghomeshi and Sheila Heti.

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