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Salman Rushdie at the 2017 PEN Canada Gala

An attack on one writer is an attack on us all

PEN Canada was shocked and horrified by the vicious attack on Salman Rushdie at the Chautauqua Institute in western New York State last Friday. Now, a few days later, we are heartened by the positive news as to his condition – on the mend, says his agent — despite wounds that are life-changing and the prospect of a long road to recovery.

PEN condemns attack on Salman Rushdie

Literary Events

The Rt. Hon. Adrienne Clarkson in Conversation with Colm Tóibín

SUPERFAN SHOWCASE SERIES — A MEETING OF GREAT MINDS BY PEN CANADA & WORDFEST Thursday, Mar 31 @ 9 PM – 10:10 PM EDT FREE LIVESTREAM EVENT REGISTER HERE We …

Afghanistan: The War Against Journalists

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Advocates Case: Kyaw Min Yu (Ko Jimmy)

Myanmar’s military government recently confirmed a death sentence imposed on author and activist Kyaw Min Yu under the country’s Counter-Terrorism law.

From the Archives

Q&A with Chris Tenove on Toxic Disinformation

A Q&A with researcher Chris Tenove about the Global Reporting Centre’s study of online disinformation.