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RUSSIA: Location of Imprisoned Pussy Riot Member Unknown

RUSSIA: Location of Imprisoned Pussy Riot Member Unknown

By | November 13, 2013 at 2:15 pm

PEN Canada is deeply concerned for the well-being of Nadezhda Tolokonnikova, a member of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | September 24, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | September 24, 2013

By | September 24, 2013 at 3:35 pm

PEN Canada is deeply concerned by the refusal of an Istanbul court to release writer, translator, scholar and women’s rights activist Ayşe Berktay

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | August 7th, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | August 7th, 2013

By | August 7, 2013 at 2:12 pm

PEN asks members to take action and appeal the solitary confinement of Kazakh poet Aaron Atabek.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 23, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 23, 2013

By | July 24, 2013 at 10:13 am

PEN Canada’s WiPC has learned that Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay) has been on a hunger strike since June 23, 2013, in protest at his detention conditions.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 10, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 10, 2013

By | July 10, 2013 at 9:44 am

PEN Canada is alarmed about the escalation of violence and threat to free expression in Egypt following the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | June 12, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | June 12, 2013

By | June 9, 2013 at 11:14 am

As demonstrations in Istanbul and other cities in Turkey continue, several trials against writers and journalists are still ongoing, some of which opened nearly four years ago.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | May 7, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | May 7, 2013

By | May 7, 2013 at 2:42 pm

PEN Canada has recently learned that a  seven-and-a-half year prison sentence passed on the Tunisian blogger Jabeur Mejri, for expressing allegedly blasphemous views online, was confirmed by the Court of Cassation on April  25, 2013. 

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | April 24, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | April 24, 2013

By | April 26, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN Canada is disturbed by the disappearance of Cardel journalist Sergio Landa Rosado from Veracruz state. Landa has been missing since January 23, 2013.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | March 27, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | March 27, 2013

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:19 pm

The Writers in Prison Committee of PEN Canada protests the murder of Nuestro Diario journalist Jaime Napoleón Jarquín Duarte on March 20, 2013 as well as recent threats against El Periódico journalist Sofía Menchú.

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RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | March 14, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | March 14, 2013

By | March 14, 2013 at 10:07 am

The Writers in Prison Committee of PEN Canada protests the murder of website editor and reporter Jaime Guadalupe González Domínguez, who was shot dead in Ojinaga, Chihuahua state, on March 3, 2013.

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