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Indigenous Female Journalists Defeat Fear in Guatemala

Indigenous Female Journalists Defeat Fear in Guatemala

By | January 12, 2018 at 1:02 pm

LPP student Maria Gabriela Martinez writes about the security workshops held by PEN and the University of Toronto’s International Human Rights Program in Guatemala City, December 7-9, 2017.

Posted in: Blog

PEN calls on India to repeal laws that threaten free expression

PEN calls on India to repeal laws that threaten free expression

By | May 20, 2015 at 8:00 am

In a ground-breaking new report, PEN International, PEN Canada, and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law, call on India to repeal overbroad and vaguely worded laws that enable censorship.

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India’s Free Speech Debate is Alive and Well

India’s Free Speech Debate is Alive and Well

By | April 6, 2015 at 9:51 am

The Supreme Court of India’s landmark decision on Tuesday signals a move towards greater protection of free expression in the world’s largest democracy. But there is still much to do.

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Founding Member of PEN Honduras Barred from Journalism

Founding Member of PEN Honduras Barred from Journalism

By | October 1, 2014 at 4:50 pm

On Oct. 1, 2014, PEN Honduras was formally welcomed as a PEN Centre. Sadly, this occasion was marred by news that a 16-month media ban was handed down to founding member Julio Ernesto Alvarado.

Posted in: Campaigns

Groups Seek Human Rights Protections in Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

Groups Seek Human Rights Protections in Canada-Honduras Free Trade Agreement

By | April 14, 2014 at 4:13 pm

PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law called on officials to tie human rights obligations to Canada’s proposed free trade agreement with Honduras during a committee appearance in Ottawa.

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Honduras Must do More to Protect Journalists, Urge Writers in Support of Canadian Report

Honduras Must do More to Protect Journalists, Urge Writers in Support of Canadian Report

By | March 27, 2014 at 12:51 pm

The Inter-American Commission of Human Rights (IACHR) is pushing Honduran government officials to improve the investigation of journalists’ murders, following writers’ testimonials in Washington, D.C.

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A Portrait of Violence Against Journalists in Honduras

A Portrait of Violence Against Journalists in Honduras

By | February 28, 2014 at 9:40 am

Honduran journalist and human rights defender Dina Meza considers the historical background to the current culture of impunity and violence against journalists.

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Honduras: Journalism in the Shadow of Impunity

Honduras: Journalism in the Shadow of Impunity

By | January 23, 2014 at 3:00 am

Journalists who cover organized crime, government corruption and other sensitive issues are increasingly facing threats and lethal attacks in Honduras, with almost complete impunity for perpetrators, said PEN International in a report released today in partnership with PEN Canada and the International Human Rights Program (IHRP) at the University of Toronto Faculty of Law.

Posted in: News

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