Human Rights Day: The Perspective from Ghana

To commemorate Human Rights Day, PEN International and PEN Centres are launching an essay series and holding events on human rights issues across the globe. The aftermath of the decriminalization …

Önder Deligöz: Fiction, Feelings and Freedom

In the fall of 2019, PEN Canada collaborated with Ryerson’s Community Engaged Learning & Teaching (CELT) initiative and Literatures of Modernity graduate program in the Faculty of Arts to bring members of our Writers-in-Exile network into the classroom.

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Hate Speech Provisions Dropped from Bill 59

PEN Canada welcomes the Quebec minister of justice’s commitment to withdraw hate speech provisions from Bill 59. The minister bows to pressure from groups opposed on the grounds that the provisions were potentially repressive due to overbroad language.