Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Iryna Danylovych Occupation: citizen journalist, human rights defender Situation: imprisoned in the Russian Federation BACKGROUND Born on 6 May 1979, Iryna Danylovych is a human …
Peter Showler writes to José Rubén Zamora Marroquín on PEN International’s Day of the Imprisoned Writer.
On the Day of the Imprisoned Writer, PEN Canada board member El Jones writes to Tstitsti Dangarembga.
Siri Hustvedt writes to Narges Mohammadi.
Narges Mohammadi is an Iranian writer, journalist, human rights defender, and Honorary Member of the Danish, Belgian, Norwegian, and Swedish PEN centres. She is the former Vice-President and spokesperson of the Defenders of Human Rights Center (DHRC), co-winner of the 2013 Oxfam Novib / PEN Award, and winner of the 2011 Per Anger Prize and the 2009 Alexander Langer Award.