Zarganar

Zarganar Freed in Political Amnesty

PEN Canada welcomes the release of Maung Thura – the Burmese poet and comedian better known as ‘Zarganar’ – in an amnesty for several hundred prisoners in Myanmar. Zarganar is an Honorary Member of PEN Canada and the recipient of our 2008 One Humanity Award.

The One Humanity Award is presented by the members of PEN Canada to a writer whose work inspires connections across cultures.

PEN Canada One Humanity Award

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 …

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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 …