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India: Delhi Court Places Injunction on the Sale and Publication of a Book

India: Delhi Court Places Injunction on the Sale and Publication of a Book

By | August 17, 2017 at 4:18 pm

A Delhi court’s injunction on the publisher Juggernaut Books and the author Priyanka Pathak-Narain is deeply concerning.

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China: Authorities Must Provide Writer with Adequate Medical Treatment

China: Authorities Must Provide Writer with Adequate Medical Treatment

By | August 17, 2017 at 11:28 am

Chinese authorities must provide writer and PEN member, Yang Tongyan, with adequate medical treatment after his diagnosis of a brain tumour.

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Turkey: Release Journalist and Painter Zehra Doğan

Turkey: Release Journalist and Painter Zehra Doğan

By | August 17, 2017 at 10:46 am

PEN is dismayed by Zehra Doğan’s imprisonment, which is a violation of her right to freedom of expression, as an artist and as a journalist.

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Measures Against Al-Jazeera Violate Media Freedom

Measures Against Al-Jazeera Violate Media Freedom

By | August 11, 2017 at 10:35 am

PEN International is deeply concerned about the measures taken by some Middle Eastern states against Al-Jazeera.

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India: Harassment of Writer Must Cease

India: Harassment of Writer Must Cease

By | August 4, 2017 at 1:55 pm

Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar must be free to practice his craft of writing without fear of intimidation and harassment.

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Call for Applications: 2017 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2017 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | August 3, 2017 at 3:58 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 28, 2017 – December 17, 2017.

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Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

Mexico: PEN Condemns Recent Threats Against Journalists

By | July 26, 2017 at 4:21 pm

PEN is gravely concerned by the pervasive attacks and threats continuously being made against Mexican journalists.

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Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

By | July 24, 2017 at 10:26 am

Live streamed updates from the trial of 12 journalists from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper.

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China: Concerns for Well-being of Poet and Artist Liu Xia

China: Concerns for Well-being of Poet and Artist Liu Xia

By | July 21, 2017 at 5:05 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned for the health and well-being of Liu Xia, following the death of her husband, Liu Xiaobo.

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Liu Xiaobo – An Exceptional Life, Always Remembered

Liu Xiaobo – An Exceptional Life, Always Remembered

By | July 13, 2017 at 11:30 am

The PEN community are deeply saddened to hear of Liu Xiaobo’s death today.

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