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Egypt: Arbitrary Detention and Health Concerns for Egyptian Writer

Egypt: Arbitrary Detention and Health Concerns for Egyptian Writer

By | October 10, 2017 at 9:10 am

PEN is deeply concerned for the well-being of Hesham Gaafar, a prominent Egyptian writer and head of Mada Foundation for Media Development (MADA).

Posted in: Campaigns

Russia: Conviction of Librarian Must be Quashed

Russia: Conviction of Librarian Must be Quashed

By | July 7, 2017 at 4:21 pm

PEN International believes that the case against Natalia Sharina is politically motivated and calls for her sentence and conviction to be quashed.

Posted in: Campaigns

China: Take Action for Liu Xiaobo

China: Take Action for Liu Xiaobo

By | June 28, 2017 at 11:48 am

Take action for dissident writer, PEN member and Nobel Peace Prize winner, Liu Xiaobo, following news of his diagnosis of liver cancer.

Posted in: Campaigns

Iran: Serious Concerns for the Health of Imprisoned Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

Iran: Serious Concerns for the Health of Imprisoned Filmmaker Keywan Karimi

By | February 15, 2017 at 11:48 am

Prominent Kurdish filmmaker, imprisoned since November 23, 2016, is in need of urgent medical care after episodes of pulmonary bleeding.

Posted in: Campaigns

Mexico: Journalist and Writer Héctor de Mauleón Threatened for Investigative Reports

Mexico: Journalist and Writer Héctor de Mauleón Threatened for Investigative Reports

By | June 27, 2016 at 10:39 am

PEN International and PEN Mexico are seriously concerned by the threats received by award-winning journalist and author Héctor de Mauleón.

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

Colombia: Missing Journalist Feared Kidnapped

Colombia: Missing Journalist Feared Kidnapped

By | May 24, 2016 at 11:29 am

Colombian authorities must do everything in their power to locate the missing Spanish-Colombian journalist and author Salud Hernández-Mora and two TV reporters investigating her disappearance and bring them back to safety, PEN said today.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: Journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Facing Life Imprisonment

Turkey: Journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül Facing Life Imprisonment

By | January 28, 2016 at 4:48 pm

PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling for the immediate and unconditional release of both journalists.

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.”

Posted in: Campaigns

Georgia: Poet and Rights Activist Arrested, Physically Abused and Facing Trial

Georgia: Poet and Rights Activist Arrested, Physically Abused and Facing Trial

By | January 21, 2016 at 3:35 pm

On 25 December 2015 Georgian poet and activist Irakli Kakabadze, was arrested and injured during a peaceful demonstration.

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