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Marco Antonio López Ortiz

Marco Antonio López Ortiz

By | January 10, 2013 at 9:57 am

Marco Antonio López Ortiz, a news editor for the daily newspaper Novedades Acapulco, was assaulted and abducted by unidentified men on the night of June 7, 2011.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | October 29, 2012

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | October 29, 2012

By | October 29, 2012 at 4:55 pm

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN Canada is seriously concerned for the health of prominent writer, journalist and lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh, who is said to be very weak as a result of a hunger strike. Nasrin Sotoudeh is serving a six-year prison sentence for her criticism of the government and defense of human rights.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | September 26, 2012

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | September 26, 2012

By | September 28, 2012 at 9:26 pm

VIETNAM: Three bloggers jailed for ‘anti-state propaganda’ PEN Canada’s Writers in Prison Committee  is shocked at the sentences handed down to bloggers Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay), Ta Phong Tan and Phan Thanh Hai on September 24, 2012. The bloggers were sentenced to 12, 10 and four years in prison respectively for  ‘anti-state propaganda’ in […]

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