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Russia: Killing of Journalist Must Not Go Unpunished

Russia: Killing of Journalist Must Not Go Unpunished

By | June 1, 2017 at 5:21 pm

The Russian authorities must ensure a prompt, independent and effective investigation into the killing of chief editor Dmitry Popkov.

Posted in: News

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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.

Posted in: News

United States: Journalist’s Murder Requires Prompt Investigation

United States: Journalist’s Murder Requires Prompt Investigation

By | June 22, 2016 at 10:26 am

The horrifying murder of Texas journalist Jacinto Hernández Torres requires a prompt police investigation.

Posted in: Campaigns

Iran: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

Iran: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

By | June 7, 2016 at 1:40 pm

PEN is deeply concerned for the health of Kurdish Iranian journalist and writer Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand who began a hunger strike on May 8, 2016.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: Journalists Sentenced to Two Years for Republishing Hebdo Cartoon

Turkey: Journalists Sentenced to Two Years for Republishing Hebdo Cartoon

By | May 6, 2016 at 10:29 am

Hikmet Cetinkaya and Ceyda Karan have been sentenced to two years in prison for fostering “hatred and enmity in the people via means of the press.”

Posted in: Campaigns

Iran: Journalist Due to Stand Trial on April 20

Iran: Journalist Due to Stand Trial on April 20

By | April 13, 2016 at 2:12 pm

PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling on the Iranian authorities to release journalist Narges Mohammadi immediately and unconditionally.

Posted in: Campaigns

Bangladesh: Journalist Faces 30 Counts of Criminal Defamation

Bangladesh: Journalist Faces 30 Counts of Criminal Defamation

By | February 17, 2016 at 11:35 am

PEN is deeply concerned by reports that The Daily Star editor Mahfuz Anam is facing 38 lawsuits for criminal defamation and sedition.

Posted in: News

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