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Join PEN Today! Reduced membership fees this September

Join PEN Today! Reduced membership fees this September

By | September 8, 2016 at 2:19 pm

Every day writers around the world are imprisoned, threatened and attacked for putting words on a page. Join PEN Canada and speak for those who are silenced.

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Kurdish PEN Centre: On the Killing of Journalist Wedat Husen Ali

Kurdish PEN Centre: On the Killing of Journalist Wedat Husen Ali

By | September 1, 2016 at 1:40 pm

Kurdish PEN Centre, strongly condemns the killing of RojNews Agency’s journalist Wedat Husen Ali.

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Speaking up for Ethiopia in Rio

Speaking up for Ethiopia in Rio

By | August 29, 2016 at 3:09 pm

Ethiopia’s government is known for suppressing independent voices. It routinely jails journalists, opposition leaders, activists, and peaceful demonstrators.

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PEN America: New Literary Award Honors the Spirit of Vladimir Nabokov

PEN America: New Literary Award Honors the Spirit of Vladimir Nabokov

By | August 17, 2016 at 12:49 pm

The revitalized PEN/Nabokov Award will bestow $50,000 to a writer born or residing outside the US for an outstanding body of work over a sustained career.

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Turkey: New Wave of Arrests Against Journalists Leave Renowned Author Aslı Erdoğan in Prison

Turkey: New Wave of Arrests Against Journalists Leave Renowned Author Aslı Erdoğan in Prison

By | August 17, 2016 at 12:13 pm

PEN International is concerned about the detention of renowned novelist, columnist and human rights activist Aslı Erdoğan.

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Mexico: Third Print Journalist Murdered in Veracruz This Year

Mexico: Third Print Journalist Murdered in Veracruz This Year

By | August 2, 2016 at 10:24 am

Authorities must strengthen programmes to safeguard the lives of at-risk journalists following the shocking murder of a journalist in Veracruz.

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Turkey: State of Emergency Must Not Trample Human Rights

Turkey: State of Emergency Must Not Trample Human Rights

By | August 2, 2016 at 9:33 am

PEN International calls on Turkey to safeguard freedom of expression, human rights during this period of emergency.

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Cambodia: Killing of Dr. Kem Ley Another Attack on Freedom of Expression

Cambodia: Killing of Dr. Kem Ley Another Attack on Freedom of Expression

By | August 1, 2016 at 9:48 am

The death of Dr. Kem Ley, a scholar, researcher and writer, is a disturbing development in the deteriorating climate for free speech in Cambodia.

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Turkey: Protect Freedom of Expression During State of Emergency

Turkey: Protect Freedom of Expression During State of Emergency

By | July 28, 2016 at 9:19 am

PEN International calls on Turkish authorities to uphold freedom of expression during the state of emergency imposed after July’s attempted coup.

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2016 Call for Nominations: PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

2016 Call for Nominations: PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize

By | July 4, 2016 at 9:53 am

PEN Canada calls for nominations for the PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize, which recognizes champions of freedom of expression in Canada.

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