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Linwood Barclay Writes to Eskinder Nega

Linwood Barclay Writes to Eskinder Nega

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Linwood Barclay, author of Broken Promise and No Safe House, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist and editor, Eskinder Nega.

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Yann Martel Writes to Eskinder Nega

Yann Martel Writes to Eskinder Nega

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist, Eskinder Nega.

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John Ralston Saul Writes to Raif Badawi

John Ralston Saul Writes to Raif Badawi

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:17 pm

John Ralston Saul, author of Dark Diversions and The Comeback, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

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Andrew Pyper Writes to Raif Badawi

Andrew Pyper Writes to Raif Badawi

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:01 pm

Andrew Pyper, author of The Damned and The Demonologist, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

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John Vaillant Writes to Khadija Ismayilova

John Vaillant Writes to Khadija Ismayilova

By | November 11, 2015 at 2:53 pm

John Vaillant, author of The Jaguar’s Children and The Golden Spruce, wrote this note to Azerbaijani investigative journalist, Khadija Ismayilova, who is serving a seven and a half years in prison.

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Katherine Govier Writes to Raif Badawi

Katherine Govier Writes to Raif Badawi

By | November 11, 2015 at 1:10 pm

Katherine Govier, author of The Ghost Brush and Creation, wrote this note to Saudi Arabian blogger and author, Raif Badawi, who is serving a 10 year prison sentence and facing 1000 lashes.

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Free Expression Matters: Defamation and SLAPP Suits in Canada

Free Expression Matters: Defamation and SLAPP Suits in Canada

By | November 6, 2015 at 10:00 am

A briefing on defamation and SLAPP lawsuits in light of Ontario’s new Anti-SLAPP legislation.

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Freedom of Expression In Canada Needs Resuscitation

Freedom of Expression In Canada Needs Resuscitation

By | November 5, 2015 at 11:00 am

If freedom of expression in Canada were a medical patient, it would be dangerously close to needing life support.

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Canadians Have the Right to Film Police Officers

Canadians Have the Right to Film Police Officers

By | November 5, 2015 at 9:00 am

On September 14, 2015 in a Toronto parking lot, Mike Miller attempted to document the arrest of two youths by Toronto Police.

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Congress 2015: The Diary

Congress 2015: The Diary

By | November 2, 2015 at 12:06 pm

PEN Canada President Randy Boyagoda wrote this account of the 81st PEN International Congress for the Financial Times‘ “The Diary” column. The following was published in the Life & Arts section on October 30, 2015.

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