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Call for Applications: 2017 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2017 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | August 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 28, 2017 – December 17, 2017.

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Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

By | July 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

PEN is gravely concerned by the pervasive attacks and threats continuously being made against Mexican journalists.

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Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

By | July 24, 2017 at 10:26 am

Live streamed updates from the trial of 12 journalists from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper.

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China: Concerns for Well-being of Poet and Artist Liu Xia

China: Concerns for Well-being of Poet and Artist Liu Xia

By | July 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of Liu Xia, following the death of her husband, Liu Xiaobo.

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Liu Xiaobo – An Exceptional Life, Always Remembered

Liu Xiaobo – An Exceptional Life, Always Remembered

By | July 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

The PEN community are deeply saddened to hear of Liu Xiaobo’s death today.

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Bahrain: Writer Remains in Custody Despite Worsening Health

Bahrain: Writer Remains in Custody Despite Worsening Health

By | July 7, 2017 at 3:12 pm

“It is outrageous that Nebeel Rajab, a peaceful advocate for human rights, is detained again.”

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Turkey: Director of Amnesty International Turkey Must be Released

Turkey: Director of Amnesty International Turkey Must be Released

By | July 6, 2017 at 4:26 pm

The Turkish authorities should immediately release Idil Eser, Director of Amnesty International Turkey.

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Humber School Offers Scholarship for Writers-in-Exile

Humber School Offers Scholarship for Writers-in-Exile

By | June 28, 2017 at 10:51 am

PEN Canada and Humber College are pleased to announce a full scholarship for PEN Canada writers-in-exile to the School for Writers.

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PEN Canada Supports Repeal of Blasphemy Law

PEN Canada Supports Repeal of Blasphemy Law

By | June 28, 2017 at 8:00 am

PEN Canada today announced its support for the federal government’s decision to repeal Section 296 (blasphemous libel) of the Canadian Criminal Code.

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PEN Canada Concerned for Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

PEN Canada Concerned for Chinese Dissident Liu Xiaobo

By | June 26, 2017 at 4:03 pm

The following letter was sent to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on behalf of the members of PEN Canada.

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