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Thailand: Five Years On, Free Editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk

Thailand: Five Years On, Free Editor Somyot Prueksakasemsuk

By | April 28, 2016 at 2:49 pm

April 30 marks the five year anniversary of the imprisonment of social activist and editor, Somyot Prueksakasemsuk.

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Bangladesh: University Professor Hacked to Death

Bangladesh: University Professor Hacked to Death

By | April 23, 2016 at 12:04 pm

The tragic and brutal murder of Rezaul Karim Siddique must be investigated immediately and thoroughly.

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Myanmar: Five Journalists Released Following Presidential Pardon

Myanmar: Five Journalists Released Following Presidential Pardon

By | April 22, 2016 at 10:10 am

PEN Canada joins PEN International in welcoming the release of five journalists with the Unity weekly journal, on 17 April 2016 following a presidential pardon.

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Positions at PEN: Office Manager

Positions at PEN: Office Manager

By | April 12, 2016 at 12:32 pm

PEN Canada is looking for an office manager for a one year term. Deadline to apply: April 25.

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Positions at PEN: Communications and Events

Positions at PEN: Communications and Events

By | April 12, 2016 at 11:34 am

PEN Canada is looking for an events producer and communications officer! Deadline: April 25.

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Bangladesh: Student Murdered as Violence Against Free Thinkers Continues

Bangladesh: Student Murdered as Violence Against Free Thinkers Continues

By | April 7, 2016 at 10:21 am

Law student Nazimuddin Samad was murdered in Sutrapur, Dhaka, on April 6, 2016.

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Ellen Seligman: In Tribute

Ellen Seligman: In Tribute

By | March 31, 2016 at 6:45 pm

Past presidents Charlie Foran, Katherine Govier, Nino Ricci, Haroon Siddiqui and Philip Slayton reflect on the life, work, and advocacy of the late Ellen Seligman.

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Turkey: Court Decision Undermines Right to Fair Trial

Turkey: Court Decision Undermines Right to Fair Trial

By | March 31, 2016 at 2:10 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned that the trial of journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül will be closed to the public and the media

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Ellen Seligman: In Memoriam

Ellen Seligman: In Memoriam

By | March 28, 2016 at 9:28 am

PEN Canada is saddened by the passing of Ellen Seligman – past president and unshakable supporter of PEN Canada.

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Free Turkey’s Imprisoned Writers

Free Turkey’s Imprisoned Writers

By | March 24, 2016 at 2:36 pm

An open letter to the Turkish Prime Minister, calling for all charges against Can Dündar and Erdem Gül to be dropped and an end to the crackdown against free expression in Turkey.

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