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Liu Xiaobo: Lover and Poet

Liu Xiaobo: Lover and Poet

By | July 5, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Liu Xiaobo who is suddenly ‘free’ isn’t free at all; but let us celebrate this great man’s greater, more lasting freedom, so terribly earned: to be back in the arms of his beloved.

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Tiananmen, 25 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

Tiananmen, 25 Years Later: What Have We Learned?

By | June 4, 2014 at 8:48 am

Charlie Foran argues that the Tiananmen crackdown on June 4, 1989 has had much more influence outside of China than within. Alan Chin shares historical photos of Tiananmen Square.

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Non-Speak Week: October 11-17, 2012

Non-Speak Week: October 11-17, 2012

By | October 2, 2012 at 6:06 pm

To better understand our age, and to be better positioned to offer the kinds of critiques and observations that PEN Canada should make, we’ll be examining freedom of expression via seven urgent issues, including digital freedom, access to information, libel, the chill on charities, and the silencing of scientists.

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Dispatches From the 78th Congress

Dispatches From the 78th Congress

By | September 19, 2012 at 2:15 pm

PEN International’s 78th Congress in Gyeongju, Korea brought together more than 300 delegates from 80 countries to share ideas, discuss campaigns and focus on emerging challenges to freedom of expression.

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