Campaigns

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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Take Action: Dawit Isaak Remains Detained 15 Years On

Take Action: Dawit Isaak Remains Detained 15 Years On

By | September 23, 2016 at 11:46 am

Eritrean-Swedish journalist Dawit Isaak was arrested as part of the September 2001 crackdown on Eritrea’s independent press.

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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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