May 3, 2023 — On World Press Freedom Day, PEN International mobilizes in support of Hong Kong media tycoon, Jimmy Lai. (London, UK) –To mark the 30th anniversary of World …
To mark International Women’s Day 2023, PEN International features the case of Cuban poet and activist María Cristina Garrido Rodríguez, imprisoned since July 2021 for her criticism of the Cuban government, and for participating in the peaceful protests that saw thousands of Cubans taking to the streets around the country and demanding reforms. Take action today to free María Cristina Garrido Rodríguez.
Take Action for Nobel Laureate Ales Bialiatski on International Mother Language Day International Mother Language Day, held every year on February 21, is observed to promote linguistic and cultural diversity, and multilingualism. …
Peter Showler writes to José Rubén Zamora Marroquín on PEN International’s Day of the Imprisoned Writer.
Dear Server, I have read about your violent arrest, your trial in a military court on trumped-up charges, and the court’s sentencing you to fourteen years in one of the …
On the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, PEN Canada board member El Jones writes to Tstitsti Dangarembga.
Siri Hustvedt writes to Narges Mohammadi.
José Rubén Zamora Marroquín is a renowned Guatemalan journalist and founder of three of the most-read newspapers in Guatemala and Central America: Siglo Veintiuno, Nuestro Diario, and elPeriódico.
Server Mustafayev is a Crimean Tatar citizen journalist and human rights defender, founder and coordinator of the grassroots, human rights movement Crimean Solidarity in Russian-occupied Crimea.
Tsitsi Dangarembga is an award-winning Zimbabwean novelist, filmmaker, playwright, activist, and founding member of PEN Zimbabwe.