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PEN Turkey Centre: After the Bloody Coup Attempt

PEN Turkey Centre: After the Bloody Coup Attempt

By | July 27, 2016 at 10:24 am

Albert Camus said: “Free press may be good or bad; but unfree press is definitely bad.”

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El Tumbador – A Green Prison Where Impunity Reigns

El Tumbador – A Green Prison Where Impunity Reigns

By | June 20, 2016 at 2:05 pm

This essay is the winning entry from the 2016 Escribir sin Miedo competition for investigative/public interest journalism in Honduras. The competition was established in 2015 as a joint initiative by PEN Canada and PEN Honduras.

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Become an Advocate for Imprisoned Writers

Become an Advocate for Imprisoned Writers

By | June 6, 2016 at 3:57 pm

PEN Canada Advocates write to an imprisoned honorary member each month for one year.

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PEN Canada Announces 2016 New Voices Award Nominee

PEN Canada Announces 2016 New Voices Award Nominee

By | June 6, 2016 at 3:51 pm

PEN Canada is proud to announce Toronto writer Laura Legge as the Canadian nominee for the 2016 PEN International New Voices Award competition.

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PEN Canada’s 2016 AGM in Review

PEN Canada’s 2016 AGM in Review

By | June 3, 2016 at 2:03 pm

PEN Canada’s 2016 Annual General Meeting was held at the Arts and Letters Club in Toronto on June 1, 2016.

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Junot Díaz Visits PEN Canada

Junot Díaz Visits PEN Canada

By | May 6, 2016 at 1:19 pm

PEN Canada was honoured to host award-winning author Junot Díaz for two events in the last week of April, 2016.

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Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

By | May 6, 2016 at 1:19 pm

Authors Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson and Graeme Gibson brought PEN Canada to Toronto in 1984.

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Prisoners’ Right to Read

Prisoners’ Right to Read

By | May 2, 2016 at 12:28 pm

This guide helps you understand prisoners’ right to read, and how you can send books to inmates.

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Free Expression Matters: Protests and Demonstrations

Free Expression Matters: Protests and Demonstrations

By | April 1, 2016 at 2:52 pm

In this sixth instalment of Free Expression Matters, we look at how threats to the freedom of assembly can affect free speech.

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Can I be Arrested for Protesting?

Can I be Arrested for Protesting?

By | April 1, 2016 at 10:08 am

This Know Your Rights guide is the third in a series aimed at helping you understand your legal rights to free expression and privacy.

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