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Mexico: attack on writer and journalist exposes the lack of necessary protection

Mexico: attack on writer and journalist exposes the lack of necessary protection

By | August 6, 2019 at 12:47 pm

The attack on writer, journalist and activist Lydia Cacho Ribeiro on 21 July 2019 exposes once again the dangers of being a journalist in Mexico, as well as the urgent need to combat impunity.

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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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Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

By | July 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

PEN is gravely concerned by the pervasive attacks and threats continuously being made against Mexican journalists.

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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: 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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Dieu Cay wins PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award

Dieu Cay wins PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award

By | October 22, 2013 at 1:24 pm

Vietnamese blogger Dieu Cay will receive the One Humanity Award at PEN Canada’s annual benefit at the 34th International Festival of Authors (IFOA) on October 24, 2013.

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Fighting Impunity in Mexico

Fighting Impunity in Mexico

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm

In March 2013, a small PEN delegation travelled to Mexico for the launch of the Mexican edition of The Dissident Blog, and to press the Mexican government for more action on impunity.

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International Women’s Day 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

By | March 8, 2013 at 9:26 am

Societies that have poor records of human rights seldom work hard to uphold women’s rights, a problem that can put female journalists and activists at a greater risk of violence…

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