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Eskinder Nega Wins 2015 PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Eskinder Nega Wins 2015 PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 19, 2015 at 10:00 am

The Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega will receive PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award on the opening night of the 36th International Festival of Authors.

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World Writers Stand in Solidarity with Indian Writers and Artists

World Writers Stand in Solidarity with Indian Writers and Artists

By | October 17, 2015 at 9:00 am

PEN is standing in solidarity with Indian writers, who are protesting against the silencing of independent voices by the killing of writers and artists.

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Mexican-American writer Jennifer Clement to lead PEN International

Mexican-American writer Jennifer Clement to lead PEN International

By | October 15, 2015 at 11:00 am

PEN International has elected renowned Mexican writer, Jennifer Clement, as the president of the organization at the 81st Congress.

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Freedom of Speech Under Threat in Canada, Says PEN International

Freedom of Speech Under Threat in Canada, Says PEN International

By | October 13, 2015 at 1:39 pm

PEN International calls on Canada to restore an environment in which all citizens can exercise their freedom of expression without fear.

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PEN Canada Welcomes Release of Al-Jazeera Journalists

PEN Canada Welcomes Release of Al-Jazeera Journalists

By | September 23, 2015 at 5:42 pm

PEN Canada welcomes the release of Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy and his Egyptian colleague Baher Mohamed, two of three Al-Jazeera journalists charged with terrorism related offences in 2013.

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Fix Canada’s Broken Access to Information System

Fix Canada’s Broken Access to Information System

By | September 14, 2015 at 12:53 pm

PEN Canada and our colleagues issued a joint letter to the major political parties in Canada calling on them to make concrete commitments to reform Canada’s access to information system.

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Honduras: Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to Media Freedom

Honduras: Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to Media Freedom

By | September 9, 2015 at 3:59 pm

PEN Canada condemns the actions of the Honduran Supreme Court in failing to implement a legally-binding order to protect journalist, Julio Ernesto Alvarado’s right to work.

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Eden Eyasu Appointed PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College

Eden Eyasu Appointed PEN Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College

By | September 4, 2015 at 2:14 pm

PEN Canada is pleased to announce Eden Eyasu as the 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College.

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PEN Canada condemns resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

PEN Canada condemns resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

By | September 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

PEN Canada condemns the conviction and resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed following their retrial on trumped-up terrorism charges.

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Ethiopian Journalist Reeyot Alemu Released

Ethiopian Journalist Reeyot Alemu Released

By | August 7, 2015 at 11:31 am

Ethiopian journalist and PEN Canada Honourary Member, Reeyot Alemu was released from Kaliti Prison in Addis Ababa on July 9, 2015.

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