A Thank You Note from John Greyson

On Aug. 16, 2013 John Greyson and Dr. Tarek Loubani were detained, without charges, in Cairo. PEN Canada voiced concern with Egyptian authorities’ decision and rallied support on social media. Greyson sent the following letter of thanks to PEN Canada’s Executive Director, Tasleem Thawar.


Meet PEN Canada’s New President

On Thursday September 5, 2013, at our annual general meeting, members elected Philip Slayton as the new president of PEN Canada. A few days after I became president of PEN Canada, I …

PEN Canada press release

PEN Canada concerned for detained Canadians

Toronto, September 19, 2013 – Today PEN Canada voiced concern at the decision of Egyptian authorities to continue holding Canadian citizens John Greyson and Tarek Loubani, without charge, in a Cairo prison.