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Turkey: Cumhuriyet Daily Web Editor Arrested

Turkey: Cumhuriyet Daily Web Editor Arrested

By | May 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Cumhuriyet daily web editor Oğuz Güven has been arrested, bringing the number of Cumhuriyet staff currently jailed pending trial to 13.

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Russia: Free Oleg Sentsov

Russia: Free Oleg Sentsov

By | May 10, 2017 at 4:17 pm

May 10 marks three years since Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was arrested and sentenced to 20 years in prison on terrorism charges.

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Yemen: Death Sentence Against Prominent Writer

Yemen: Death Sentence Against Prominent Writer

By | May 10, 2017 at 2:32 pm

A Houthi court has issued a death sentence to Yahya al-Jubaihi, a prominent Yemeni writer and journalist, after a grossly unfair trial.

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United Arab Emirates: Arbitrary Detention of Prominent Writer and Human Rights Defender

United Arab Emirates: Arbitrary Detention of Prominent Writer and Human Rights Defender

By | April 12, 2017 at 12:28 pm

PEN International is concerned about the ongoing arbitrary detention of Ahmed Mansour Al Shehhi, a well-known writer and human rights defender.

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Algeria: Writer Anouar Rahmani Under Imminent Threat of Arrest for Blasphemy

Algeria: Writer Anouar Rahmani Under Imminent Threat of Arrest for Blasphemy

By | March 26, 2017 at 1:17 pm

PEN International is deeply worried about the writer and human rights defender Anouar Rahmani (أنور رحماني), who is currently the subject of a criminal investigation for allegedly insulting Islam.

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Turkey: Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yücel Must Be Released Immediately

Turkey: Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yücel Must Be Released Immediately

By | March 18, 2017 at 6:27 pm

PEN International expresses grave concern at the arrest and detention of Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yücel, who was charged on 27 February 2017 with incitement to hatred and making propaganda in support of a terrorist organization.

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Honduras: Concerns for the Safety of Journalist Jairo López

Honduras: Concerns for the Safety of Journalist Jairo López

By | February 23, 2017 at 4:58 pm

PEN International is seriously concerned for the safety of PEN Honduras member and journalist Jairo López who is facing threats following a smear campaign.

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Azerbaijan: Health Concern for Imprisoned Writer

Azerbaijan: Health Concern for Imprisoned Writer

By | February 21, 2017 at 11:19 am

PEN is deeply concerned for the health of writer and blogger Rashad Ramazanov, serving a nine-year sentence for his anti-government writings.

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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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