Browsing Tag Eskinder Nega

Night of a Thousand Birds

Night of a Thousand Birds

By | February 9, 2017 at 2:50 pm

Notes from Toronto poet Lillian Necakov on a poetry reading marathon and fundraiser held January 18, 2017.

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Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2015

Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2015

By | December 4, 2015 at 12:55 pm

John Ralston Saul, Katherine Govier, Andrew Pyper, Yann Martel, Linwood Barclay and John Valliant put pen to paper for three imprisoned writers: Raif Badawi, Khadija Ismayilova and Eskinder Nega.

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Linwood Barclay Writes to Eskinder Nega

Linwood Barclay Writes to Eskinder Nega

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:33 pm

Linwood Barclay, author of Broken Promise and No Safe House, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist and editor, Eskinder Nega.

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Yann Martel Writes to Eskinder Nega

Yann Martel Writes to Eskinder Nega

By | November 11, 2015 at 3:28 pm

Yann Martel, author of Life of Pi, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist, Eskinder Nega.

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Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Day of the Imprisoned Writer

By | November 3, 2015 at 4:58 pm

On Nov. 15, PEN Canada observes the Day of the Imprisoned Writer to focus attention on the unjust imprisonment of writers around the world.

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Eskinder Nega Wins 2015 PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Eskinder Nega Wins 2015 PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 19, 2015 at 10:00 am

The Ethiopian journalist Eskinder Nega will receive PEN Canada’s One Humanity Award on the opening night of the 36th International Festival of Authors.

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Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

Ideas in Dialogue: Fighting Words

By | June 4, 2015 at 6:12 pm

On June 2, 2015 PEN Canada presented Fighting Words at the Art Gallery of Ontario’s Jackman Hall.

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ETHIOPIA: Take Action for Imprisoned Journalists

ETHIOPIA: Take Action for Imprisoned Journalists

By | December 19, 2013 at 5:13 pm

PEN Canada protests the continuing imprisonment of journalists Reeyot Alemu and Eskinder Nega, held in Kality prison since 2011 under Ethiopia’s Anti-Terrorism Proclamation.

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Honorary Members

Honorary Members

By | October 1, 2011 at 6:22 pm

CHINA AND AUTONOMOUS REGIONS The 2010 Nobel Peace Laureate, Liu Xiaobo, is a prominent dissident writer, and former President and Board member of the Independent Chinese PEN Centre. Liu was arrested for signing Charter 08, a declaration calling for political reforms and human rights. Liu was held under Residential Surveillance, a form of pre-trial detention, […]

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