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Liu Xiaobo: Lover and Poet

Liu Xiaobo: Lover and Poet

By | July 5, 2017 at 2:05 pm

Liu Xiaobo who is suddenly ‘free’ isn’t free at all; but let us celebrate this great man’s greater, more lasting freedom, so terribly earned: to be back in the arms of his beloved.

Posted in: Blog, Profiles

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.

Posted in: Blog

Ariel Torres Funes wins Escribir sin Miedo award

Ariel Torres Funes wins Escribir sin Miedo award

By | May 26, 2016 at 5:20 pm

Ariel Torres Funes wins the 2016 Escribir sin Miedo award for investigative journalism.

Posted in: News

Azerbaijani Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Released on Probation

Azerbaijani Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Released on Probation

By | May 26, 2016 at 11:12 am

PEN Canada welcomes the release of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, on probation.

Posted in: News

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

India: Authorities must ensure swift and thorough investigation into murder of journalist

India: Authorities must ensure swift and thorough investigation into murder of journalist

By | June 23, 2015 at 7:38 am

PEN International, PEN Canada and PEN Delhi call on Indian authorities to conduct a thorough investigation into the murder of Sandeep Kothari and bring all perpetrators to justice.

Posted in: Campaigns

Saudi Arabia: Supreme Court Confirms Sentence of Editor Raif Badawi

Saudi Arabia: Supreme Court Confirms Sentence of Editor Raif Badawi

By | June 8, 2015 at 1:03 pm

On June 7, 2015, the Saudi Supreme Court confirmed the sentence of 10 years in prison and 1,000 lashes imposed on editor Raif Badawi after his conviction for “insulting Islam” and “founding a liberal website.”

Posted in: Campaigns

Eritrea: Authorities must clarify fate of Dawit Isaak and other journalists

Eritrea: Authorities must clarify fate of Dawit Isaak and other journalists

By | June 1, 2015 at 2:17 pm

June 2, 2015 marks 5,000 days since the Swedish-Eritrean writer and journalist Dawit Isaak and nine other Eritrean journalists were arrested on unknown charges in September 2001. After 5,000 days without charge or trial, their whereabouts is still unknown.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

PEN calls on India to repeal laws that threaten free expression

PEN calls on India to repeal laws that threaten free expression

By | May 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

In a ground-breaking new report, PEN International, PEN Canada, and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, call on India to repeal overbroad and vaguely worded laws that enable censorship.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

Honduras: Two More Journalists Killed Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Honduras: Two More Journalists Killed Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

By | May 6, 2015 at 3:03 pm

The murder of two more journalists in Honduras within 24 hours highlights the government’s failure to stem the ongoing wave of violence against the Honduran media.

Posted in: Campaigns

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