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Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors.

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Burmese Poet Maung Saung Released from Prison

Burmese Poet Maung Saung Released from Prison

By | May 30, 2016 at 11:06 am

PEN welcomes the release of poet and PEN Myanmar member, Maung Saung Kha, who was arrested on November 5, 2015 on charges of criminal insult.

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Myanmar: Poet on Trial for Defamation

Myanmar: Poet on Trial for Defamation

By | May 13, 2016 at 3:26 pm

PEN calls on the Myanmar authorities to drop all charges against poet and PEN Myanmar member, Maung Saung Kha.

Posted in: Campaigns

Georgia: Poet and Rights Activist Convicted and Fined

Georgia: Poet and Rights Activist Convicted and Fined

By | January 26, 2016 at 12:01 pm

PEN Canada joins PEN International in deep disappointment at a Georgian court’s conviction and fining of Irakli Kakabadze in relation to charges of “hooliganism.”

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