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Iran: Serious Concerns for the Health of Imprisoned Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

Iran: Serious Concerns for the Health of Imprisoned Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

By | February 15, 2017 at 11:48 am

Prominent Kurdish filmmaker, imprisoned since November 23, 2016, is in need of urgent medical care after episodes of pulmonary bleeding.

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Azerbaijan: Writer Ill-Treated in Prison; Serious Health Concerns

Azerbaijan: Writer Ill-Treated in Prison; Serious Health Concerns

By | January 30, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Reports state that on January 23, 2017 writer and blogger Rashad Ramazanov was moved into solitary confinement at Baku Prison #2.

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Kazakhstan: President of Kazakh PEN Club Arrested

Kazakhstan: President of Kazakh PEN Club Arrested

By | November 30, 2016 at 11:07 am

PEN International is seriously concerned about the arrest on November 15, 2016 of journalist Bigeldy Gabdullin, the President of the Kazakh PEN Club, who was arrested in connection with alleged extortion.

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Oman: Prominent Writer’s Appeal Forthcoming

Oman: Prominent Writer’s Appeal Forthcoming

By | November 30, 2016 at 10:54 am

Writer and intellectual Abdullah Habib’s appeal is due to be heard on December 5, 2016.

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Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

By | November 21, 2016 at 10:06 am

PEN International has learned that prominent filmmaker Keywan Karimi has received a summons to begin serving his sentence on 23 November 2016.

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Imprisoned But Not Silenced

Imprisoned But Not Silenced

By | November 14, 2016 at 2:40 pm

Each year, on November 15, PEN members commemorate the Day of the Imprisoned Writer.

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Justice for Anna Politkovskaya

Justice for Anna Politkovskaya

By | October 31, 2016 at 11:57 am

On the International Day to End Impunity, PEN calls on Russia to bring the masterminds behind the killing of Anna Politkovskya to justice.

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Turkey: Evrensel Daily Correspondent Cemil Uğur is Arrested on Terror Charges

Turkey: Evrensel Daily Correspondent Cemil Uğur is Arrested on Terror Charges

By | October 17, 2016 at 11:48 am

PEN International is seriously concerned about the charges brought against Evrensel Daily reporter, Cemil Uğur.

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Iran: Journalist to Serve Up to 10 More Years in Prison

Iran: Journalist to Serve Up to 10 More Years in Prison

By | October 13, 2016 at 12:50 pm

PEN calls for the immediate and unconditional release of Narges Mohammadi, imprisoned for her peaceful exercise of freedom of expression.

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PEN Canada Deplores the Killing of Nahed Hattar

PEN Canada Deplores the Killing of Nahed Hattar

By | September 27, 2016 at 10:00 am

PEN Canada deplores the killing of writer Nahed Hattar, who was gunned down outside a courtroom in Amman, Jordan on Sunday, September 25, 2016.

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