Campaigns

Egypt: Novelist Ahmed Naji Still Imprisoned

Egypt: Novelist Ahmed Naji Still Imprisoned

By | September 14, 2016 at 1:53 pm

PEN continues to call for the release of Egyptian writer Ahmed Naji, who was sentenced in February 2016 to two years in prison for ‘violating public modesty.’

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Thailand: Student Activists Released Early

Thailand: Student Activists Released Early

By | September 6, 2016 at 4:32 pm

PEN International welcomes the early release of student activists Patiwat Saraiyaem, 26 and Pornthip Munkong, 29, following a royal pardon.

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Turkey: Serious Concerns for Health of Writer and Activist Asli Erdogan

Turkey: Serious Concerns for Health of Writer and Activist Asli Erdogan

By | September 1, 2016 at 1:09 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned for the health of novelist Asli Erdogan who is allegedly being denied medication and water.

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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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