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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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Syria’s Voices: Mohammad Habeeb

Syria’s Voices: Mohammad Habeeb

By | March 23, 2016 at 2:57 pm

To mark five years since the start of the Syrian conflict, PEN International will be publishing a series of interviews with Syrian writers and journalists.

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Syria’s Voices: Caught in the Crossfire of Conflict

Syria’s Voices: Caught in the Crossfire of Conflict

By | March 22, 2016 at 3:02 pm

To mark five years since the start of the Syrian conflict, PEN International is publishing interviews with Syrian writers and journalists in its Syria’s Voices series.

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World Poetry Day 2016: Take Action for Aron Atabek

World Poetry Day 2016: Take Action for Aron Atabek

By | March 21, 2016 at 10:05 am

Demand that Aron Atabek is moved to a prison within visiting distance, and for him to be allowed visits, calls and letters from his loved ones.

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Free Expression Matters: Hate Speech in Canada & Bill 59

Free Expression Matters: Hate Speech in Canada & Bill 59

By | March 4, 2016 at 3:25 pm

In this fifth instalment we look at hate speech in Canada, and specifically how Québec’s proposed legislation, Bill 59, could impact free speech.

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Embattled Truths: Four Questions for Olivia Ward

Embattled Truths: Four Questions for Olivia Ward

By | March 4, 2016 at 3:08 pm

PEN Canada speaks with Toronto Star foreign correspondent Olivia Ward about her part in our controversial February 24 event, Embattled Truths.

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Indian Writers Under Siege: A Roundtable

Indian Writers Under Siege: A Roundtable

By | March 3, 2016 at 4:08 pm

Hundreds of Indian writers, were sued, attacked, and murdered in 2015. Four writers talk about the future of literature and free speech in India.

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The Limits of Tower Dump Privacy Protections

The Limits of Tower Dump Privacy Protections

By | February 9, 2016 at 5:14 pm

In January 2016 the Ontario Superior Court ruled that “tower dumps” violate privacy rights. Christopher Parsons breaks down that decision.

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Free Expression Matters: Digital Privacy and Surveillance

Free Expression Matters: Digital Privacy and Surveillance

By | February 5, 2016 at 3:13 pm

In the fourth instalment of Free Expression Matters, we look at surveillance in the Canadian context and examine how the activities of government agencies can threaten the digital privacy of Canadians.

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Freedom to Read Week 2016: What’s On Across Canada

Freedom to Read Week 2016: What’s On Across Canada

By | February 5, 2016 at 12:51 pm

Every February, we celebrate Freedom to Read Week – seven days that celebrate our right to read and write as we please.

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