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MEXICO: Veracruz Journalist Threatened for Book on State Governor

MEXICO: Veracruz Journalist Threatened for Book on State Governor

By | August 15, 2016 at 1:13 pm

PEN International is seriously concerned for the safety of Noé Zavaleta, Veracruz state correspondent for the national newsweekly Proceso.

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Turkey: State of Emergency Must Not Trample Human Rights

Turkey: State of Emergency Must Not Trample Human Rights

By | August 2, 2016 at 9:33 am

PEN International calls on Turkey to safeguard freedom of expression, human rights during this period of emergency.

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MEXICO: Journalist and Writer Héctor de Mauleón Threatened for Investigative Reports

MEXICO: Journalist and Writer Héctor de Mauleón Threatened for Investigative Reports

By | June 27, 2016 at 10:39 am

PEN International and PEN Mexico are seriously concerned by the threats received by award-winning journalist and author Héctor de Mauleón.

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ETHIOPIA: Overturn Blogger’s Prison Sentence

ETHIOPIA: Overturn Blogger’s Prison Sentence

By | June 27, 2016 at 10:19 am

Blogger Zelalem Workagegnehu’s appeal against his sentence of five years in prison on terrorism charges will be heard on July 6, 2016.

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HONDURAS: PEN Member Faces Imprisonment for Student Protests

HONDURAS: PEN Member Faces Imprisonment for Student Protests

By | June 22, 2016 at 10:55 am

PEN Honduras member Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa is facing immediate detention after a warrant was issued on June 7, 2016 for his arrest.

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United States: Journalist’s Murder Requires Prompt Investigation

United States: Journalist’s Murder Requires Prompt Investigation

By | June 22, 2016 at 10:26 am

The horrifying murder of Texas journalist Jacinto Hernández Torres requires a prompt police investigation.

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Honduras: Drop All Charges Against PEN Member

Honduras: Drop All Charges Against PEN Member

By | June 20, 2016 at 5:37 pm

Honduran authorities should drop all charges against PEN Honduras member Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa.

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Open Letter: Justice for Berta Cáceres

Open Letter: Justice for Berta Cáceres

By | June 15, 2016 at 4:53 pm

PEN International has joined a global action calling for justice for Honduran environmental activist, Berta Cáceres, who was murdered on March 3, 2016.

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IRAN: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

IRAN: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

By | June 7, 2016 at 1:40 pm

PEN is deeply concerned for the health of Kurdish Iranian journalist and writer Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand who began a hunger strike on May 8, 2016.

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Vietnam: Father Nguyen Van Ly Conditionally Released

Vietnam: Father Nguyen Van Ly Conditionally Released

By | May 25, 2016 at 10:22 am

PEN welcomes the release of poet, essayist, scholar Father Nguyen Van Ly, who was serving eight-years for “conducting propaganda against the state.”

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