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Jiang Weiping on Bo Xilai

Jiang Weiping on Bo Xilai

By | April 19, 2012 at 1:28 pm

Bo Xilai, the former boss of the Chongqing Communist Party, was recently sacked after a corruption scandal involving his family. Jiang Weiping, an Honorary Member of PEN Canada, is a Chinese journalist who served a six year prison sentence for “inciting subversion of state power” after he published an exposé of Bo’s corruption more than a decade ago.

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Corruption and Reform in the People’s Republic

Corruption and Reform in the People’s Republic

By | November 7, 2012 at 10:44 am

Jiang Weiping, journalist, dissident and PEN Canada Honorary Member spoke to OpenCanada.org about some of the challenges China’s new leadership will face.

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Worldwide Reading for Liu Xiaobo – March 20, 2012

Worldwide Reading for Liu Xiaobo – March 20, 2012

By | March 20, 2012 at 1:24 pm

March 20, 2012 – PEN International Writers in Prison Chair, Marian Botsford Fraser and Honorary PEN Canada member, Jiang Weiping join over 200 people, groups and organizations in 165 cities in 41 countries in honoring Nobel Peace prize laureate, Liu Xiaobo by reading from his work.

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Meet PEN Canada’s New Executive Director

Meet PEN Canada’s New Executive Director

By | August 7, 2018 at 8:32 am

We are a genuinely global organization and our lack of partisan interests gives us a unique moral power to address freedom of expression crises in any part of the world.

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PEN Canada One Humanity Award

PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 18, 2017 at 10:36 am

PEN Canada One Humanity Award Introduced in 2006, The One Humanity Award is presented by the members of PEN Canada to a writer whose work transcends the boundaries of national divides and inspires connections across cultures. Valued at $5,000 CAD, the award honours PEN’s commitment to literature as a common currency between nations, and as […]

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Advocate

Advocate

By | October 26, 2016 at 4:35 pm

PEN Canada Advocates write to an imprisoned honorary member each month for one year. If you would like to be part of the Advocates Program, please contact program manager Brendan de Caires at bdecaires@pencanada.ca. Become an PEN Canada Advocate for imprisoned writers Burmese comedian, poet and actor Zarganar had lost consciousness, the heat of his prison cell […]

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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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Jailed Saudi Blogger Receives One Humanity Award

Jailed Saudi Blogger Receives One Humanity Award

By | October 21, 2014 at 3:03 pm

Raif Badawi will receive the 2014 One Humanity Award at PEN Canada’s annual benefit on the opening night of the 35th International Festival of Authors on October 23.

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From the Archives: A Tribute to Anna Politkovskaya

From the Archives: A Tribute to Anna Politkovskaya

By | February 26, 2014 at 2:49 pm

Russian journalist Anna Politkovskaya was murdered on Oct. 7 2006. Alan Cumyn reflects on her role in Russia and her enduring voice in the world.

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From the Archives: Liu Xiaobo wins 2012 One Humanity Award

From the Archives: Liu Xiaobo wins 2012 One Humanity Award

By | October 31, 2013 at 11:10 am

In this video, former PEN Canada president Charles Foran presents the award to Liu Xiaobo. We had hoped to get his reaction but we were unable to make contact with him in prison. Activist and former national president of the Chinese Canadian National Council Gloria Fung accepted the award on his behalf and gave this speech: […]

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