Take Action for Jimmy Lai on WPFD

May 3, 2023 — On World Press Freedom Day, PEN International mobilizes in support of Hong Kong media tycoon, Jimmy Lai. (London, UK) –To mark the 30th anniversary of World …


Six months ago Richard Stursberg, as outgoing president of PEN Canada, urged the Trudeau government to boycott the 20-22 winter Olympics in China. Read his full letter below. The Right …

PEN Canada press release

Jiang Weiping on Bo Xilai

Bo Xilai, the former boss of the Chongqing Communist Party, was recently sacked after a corruption scandal involving his family. Jiang Weiping, an Honorary Member of PEN Canada, is a Chinese journalist who served a six year prison sentence for “inciting subversion of state power” after he published an exposé of Bo’s corruption more than a decade ago.