Myanmar: Zarganar’s arrest highlights junta’s efforts to silence critics
PEN Canada Honorary Member, Rashad Ramazanov, will celebrate his birthday behind bars again this year. Write him a birthday note!
PEN welcomes the release of prominent Uzbek journalist Muhammad Bekjanov who spent 18 years in prison on politically-motivated charges
Pussy Riot members Nadezhda Tolokonnikova and Maria Alekhina’s release renews PEN’s call to repeal Russia’s anti-free expression laws.
PEN Canada’s WiPC has learned that Nguyen Van Hai (aka Dieu Cay) has been on a hunger strike since June 23, 2013, in protest at his detention conditions.
International Federation for Human Rights (FIDH) president Dr. Abdol-Karim Lahidji sat down with PEN Canada on June 14 after receiving an honorary doctorate from York University on behalf of fellow Iranian lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh.
China stands at a crossroads of reform. In November, the fifth generation of leaders since the People’s Republic was founded was installed at the Eighteenth National Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.
Marco Antonio López Ortiz, a news editor for the daily newspaper Novedades Acapulco, was assaulted and abducted by unidentified men on the night of June 7, 2011.
That’s to say, anybody’s a witch if you point at them and say they are. And that, of course, was the purpose and the nature of the witch hunt.
On PEN International’s 31st Day of the Imprisoned Writer, teams of PEN Canada volunteers will take to the streets of Toronto and invite pedestrians to be photographed holding large images of the Russian punk band Pussy Riot, and Nobel Peace Laureate Liu Xiaobo.