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Turkey: Kurdish PEN Member Held on Terror Charges

Turkey: Kurdish PEN Member Held on Terror Charges

By | August 4, 2017 at 1:54 pm

PEN International is concerned at the arrest and detention of writer and Kurdish PEN member Hasip Yanlıç.

Posted in: Campaigns

Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

Iran: Kurdish filmmaker Summoned to Serve Sentence

By | November 21, 2016 at 10:06 am

PEN International has learned that prominent filmmaker Keywan Karimi has received a summons to begin serving his sentence on 23 November 2016.

Posted in: Campaigns

Attack on the Offices of Kurdish PEN in South East Turkey

Attack on the Offices of Kurdish PEN in South East Turkey

By | February 5, 2016 at 3:09 pm

PEN International received news from our colleagues at the Kurdish PEN Centre of an attack on their offices on 2 February 2016.

Posted in: News

Echoes in Exile: A Writer’s Path from Iran to Canada

Echoes in Exile: A Writer’s Path from Iran to Canada

By | April 1, 2014 at 11:41 am

As part of a series exploring the lives of writers-in-exile now living in Canada, Ava Homa reflects on the hurdles she has faced as a Kurdish writer and the love of writing that has helped her overcome them.

Posted in: Blog

Kaziwa Salih Appointed 2014 PEN Writer-in-Residence

Kaziwa Salih Appointed 2014 PEN Writer-in-Residence

By | December 20, 2013 at 10:23 am

Kurdish writer Kaziwa Salih has been chosen as the 2014 PEN Writer-in-Residence in the Centre for Preparatory and Liberal Studies at George Brown College.

Posted in: News

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