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Saudi Arabia: 7-Year Prison Sentence Upheld Against Writer

Well known Saudi Arabian writer Nadhir al-Majid had his sentence upheld by the Riyadh Court of Appeal on June 4, 2017.

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literary events

Open House + “Make Space” Campaign Launch

On May 31, 2017, PEN Canada welcomed members and the public to our new office to celebrate the launch of PEN International’s “Make Space” campaign.

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Honduras: PEN Honduras Member Convicted at Sentencing Court

On Wednesday June 7, 2017, Cesario Alejandro Félix Padilla Figueroa, a member of PEN Honduras, and two other student were found guilty of the crime of “usurpation.”

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from the archives

Summer 1996: Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson & Graeme Gibson Look Back

Authors Margaret Atwood, Eugene Benson and Graeme Gibson brought PEN Canada to Toronto in 1984.

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