Campaigns

Six Years of Murder

Six Years of Murder

By | December 4, 2018 at 3:42 pm

President Enrique Peña Nieto’s six years in office have been the most violent on record for Mexico’s journalists.

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Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Michael Redhill writes to Oleg Sentsov

Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Michael Redhill writes to Oleg Sentsov

By | November 15, 2018 at 11:44 am

For PEN’s 2018 Day of the Imprisoned Writer, Michael Redhill writes a letter to the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov.

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Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Rui Umezawa writes to Dawit Isaak

Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Rui Umezawa writes to Dawit Isaak

By | November 15, 2018 at 11:39 am

For PEN’s 2018 Day of the Imprisoned Writer, Toronto writer Rui Umezawa writes to the imprisoned Eritrean journalist Dawit Isaak.

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Turkey: Charges against Ragıp Zarakolu must be dropped

Turkey: Charges against Ragıp Zarakolu must be dropped

By | September 24, 2018 at 2:58 pm

The Turkish authorities should drop all charges against publisher and human rights activist Ragıp Zarakolu, PEN International said today.

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Ethiopia: Journalists Released from Prison

Ethiopia: Journalists Released from Prison

By | February 15, 2018 at 7:57 am

PEN International welcomes the news that Ethiopian journalists Eskinder Nega, Woubshet Taye, and blogger Zelalem Workagegnehu.

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Egypt: Blogger Faces New Prison Sentence for ‘Insulting the Judiciary’

Egypt: Blogger Faces New Prison Sentence for ‘Insulting the Judiciary’

By | December 22, 2017 at 9:48 am

Blogger and activist Alaa Abd El Fattah could be subjected to a new prison sentence under the charge of “insulting the judiciary”.

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Happy Birthday, Rashad!

Happy Birthday, Rashad!

By | December 7, 2017 at 10:45 am

PEN Canada Honorary Member, Rashad Ramazanov, will celebrate his birthday behind bars again this year. Write him a birthday note!

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Season’s Greetings Campaign

Season’s Greetings Campaign

By | December 5, 2017 at 3:16 pm

Every December, members of the PEN community come together to write messages of solidarity, support and hope to their fellow writers imprisoned or persecuted for exercising their right to free expression.

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Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi Spends his 2000th Day Behind Bars

Saudi Arabia: Raif Badawi Spends his 2000th Day Behind Bars

By | November 16, 2017 at 1:39 pm

PEN International condemns the ongoing arbitrary detention of blogger Raif Badawi, currently serving a 10-year sentence in Saudi Arabia.

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Egypt: Arbitrary Detention and Health Concerns for Egyptian Writer

Egypt: Arbitrary Detention and Health Concerns for Egyptian Writer

By | October 10, 2017 at 9:10 am

PEN is deeply concerned for the well-being of Hesham Gaafar, a prominent Egyptian writer and head of Mada Foundation for Media Development (MADA).

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