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A State at War with Its Journalists

A State at War with Its Journalists

By ; | December 14, 2017 at 2:26 pm

Karla Silva is the only Mexican journalist who has managed to prove the state’s complicity in an attempt to intimidate and silence her profession.

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Desmond Cole wins 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression

Desmond Cole wins 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression

By | December 14, 2017 at 9:16 am

Desmond Cole has won the 2017 PEN Canada/Ken Filkow Prize for freedom of expression in Canada.

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Mikko Harvey wins RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award

Mikko Harvey wins RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award

By | November 30, 2017 at 7:30 am

Mikko Harvey has won the RBC/PEN Canada New Voices Award for unpublished writers aged 17-30.

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China: Writer and PEN Member Dies While on Medical Parole

China: Writer and PEN Member Dies While on Medical Parole

By | November 8, 2017 at 11:29 am

“‘In the beginning, there was the word.’ This was what our dear colleague Yang Tongyan believed. He spent 22 years of his life in prison, and finally he paid with his life to prove the truth of this sentence.

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Rashad Ramazanov is PEN’s Empty Chair at the International Festival of Authors

Rashad Ramazanov is PEN’s Empty Chair at the International Festival of Authors

By | October 23, 2017 at 10:02 am

The writer and blogger Rashad Ramazanov is PEN Canada’s Empty Chair at the 38th International Festival of Authors (IFOA).

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Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors.

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Inaugural PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-In-Exile Scholarship Awarded to Ava Homa

Inaugural PEN Canada-Humber College Writers-In-Exile Scholarship Awarded to Ava Homa

By | September 19, 2017 at 11:15 am

Ava Homa, the scholarship’s inaugural recipient, will work on her new manuscript under the guidance David Bezmozgis.

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PEN Awards 2017 Honduran Journalism Prize

PEN Awards 2017 Honduran Journalism Prize

By | September 13, 2017 at 2:39 pm

PEN Honduras and PEN Canada announced the winners of the 2017 “Writing without Fear” (Escribir sin Miedo) prize today in Tegucigalpa, Honduras.

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India: Murder of Journalist is a Devastating Blow to Freedom of Expression

India: Murder of Journalist is a Devastating Blow to Freedom of Expression

By | September 6, 2017 at 1:02 pm

The murder of journalist, Gauri Lankesh, is a devastating blow to freedom of expression.

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Spain: Release Turkish-Swedish Journalist

Spain: Release Turkish-Swedish Journalist

By | August 22, 2017 at 10:32 am

PEN calls on all states to consider Turkey’s human rights record when assessing requests for international law enforcement cooperation.

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