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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.

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Know Your Rights

Know Your Rights

By | October 26, 2016 at 1:21 pm

Now you can learn your rights in Canada and do more – you can carry, wear and share them! PEN created 4 innovative tools to help Canadians understand their rights when dealing with authorities. These guides are essential for all socially engaged Canadians, activists, journalists and change makers. 1. Can police search my phone? – […]

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Become an Advocate for Imprisoned Writers

Become an Advocate for Imprisoned Writers

By | June 6, 2016 at 3:57 pm

PEN Canada Advocates write to an imprisoned honorary member each month for one year.

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Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

Iran: Upcoming Appeal of Two Poets Against Harsh Sentences

By | December 18, 2015 at 4:22 pm

PEN International has learned that the appeal of poets and lyricists Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi will be heard on 23 December 2015.

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A Lonely Journey: Support for Refugee Writers

A Lonely Journey: Support for Refugee Writers

By | August 7, 2015 at 9:40 am

One journalist’s account of what PEN Canada’s support meant to him during his refugee hearing.

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China: Concerns for health of veteran journalist Gao Yu

China: Concerns for health of veteran journalist Gao Yu

By | August 6, 2015 at 3:47 pm

PEN Canada joins PEN International in expressing fears for the deteriorating health of veteran journalist Gao Yu, who is currently serving a seven-year prison sentence for ‘leaking state secrets abroad.’

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | August 7th, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | August 7th, 2013

By | August 7, 2013 at 2:12 pm

PEN asks members to take action and appeal the solitary confinement of Kazakh poet Aaron Atabek.

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