Browsing Tag Azerbaijan

Rashad Ramazanov Begins Hunger Strike in Support of Mehman Huseynov

Rashad Ramazanov Begins Hunger Strike in Support of Mehman Huseynov

By | January 15, 2019 at 5:57 pm

Rashad Ramazanov and other Azeri dissidents are joining Mehman Huseynov in a hunger strike.

Posted in: Blog, Campaigns, News

PEN Concerned About Reprisals Against Sahib Teymurov’s Family Members

PEN Concerned About Reprisals Against Sahib Teymurov’s Family Members

By | January 17, 2018 at 1:19 pm

PEN International and PEN Canada are concerned about reprisals by the Azerbaijani authorities against the relatives of Sahib Teymurov.

Posted in: News

Grains of Light

Grains of Light

By | December 7, 2017 at 10:45 am

PEN Canada Vice-President, Emily M. Keeler, tells the story of Advocate Kate Creasey’s work on the behalf of imprisoned Azeri writer Rashad Ramazanov.

Posted in: Blog

Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

Screening: Velvet Revolution at Cinema Politica Concordia

By | December 1, 2017 at 3:23 pm

Six women directors follow female journalists who courageously and tirelessly work in their field despite a myriad of threats and challenges.

Posted in: Events

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).

Posted in: News

Azerbaijan: Kidnapped Journalist Must be Released Immediately

Azerbaijan: Kidnapped Journalist Must be Released Immediately

By | June 2, 2017 at 5:37 pm

Azeri investigative journalist Afgan Mukhtarli vanished from Georgia’s capital on May 29, 2017 and reappeared in police custody in Azerbaijan.

Posted in: Campaigns

Azerbaijan: Health Concern for Imprisoned Writer

Azerbaijan: Health Concern for Imprisoned Writer

By | February 21, 2017 at 11:19 am

PEN is deeply concerned for the health of writer and blogger Rashad Ramazanov, serving a nine-year sentence for his anti-government writings.

Posted in: Campaigns

Azerbaijan: Writer Ill-Treated in Prison; Serious Health Concerns

Azerbaijan: Writer Ill-Treated in Prison; Serious Health Concerns

By | January 30, 2017 at 12:11 pm

Reports state that on January 23, 2017 writer and blogger Rashad Ramazanov was moved into solitary confinement at Baku Prison #2.

Posted in: Campaigns

Azerbaijani Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Released on Probation

Azerbaijani Journalist Khadija Ismayilova Released on Probation

By | May 26, 2016 at 11:12 am

PEN Canada welcomes the release of Azerbaijani investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova, on probation.

Posted in: News

Azerbaijan: Free Prisoners Before Baku Grand Prix Race

Azerbaijan: Free Prisoners Before Baku Grand Prix Race

By | May 17, 2016 at 11:23 am

Formula One Group leadership should call for the release of unjustly imprisoned journalists ahead of the European Grand Prix in Azerbaijan.

Posted in: News

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