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India’s Sahitya Akademi Breaks Silence on Murdered Writers

India’s Sahitya Akademi Breaks Silence on Murdered Writers

By | October 28, 2015 at 11:05 am

Sahitya Akademi condemns murders of Indian writers and urges authors who have returned awards or otherwise dissociated themselves to reconsider.

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Fighting Silence in Honduras: The Battle Against Corruption, Impunity, and Violence

Fighting Silence in Honduras: The Battle Against Corruption, Impunity, and Violence

By | October 19, 2015 at 3:36 pm

The International Issues Discussion (IID) series at Ryerson University, is pleased to present its third event of the Fall 2016 term in partnership with PEN Canada.

Posted in: Events

Bangladesh: Murder of Secular Blogger Highlights Need Protection

Bangladesh: Murder of Secular Blogger Highlights Need Protection

By | August 7, 2015 at 4:14 pm

The murder of Bangladeshi blogger Niloy Chakrabarti is a harrowing reminder of the need for strengthened protection for writers.

Posted in: Campaigns

Honduras: Two More Journalists Killed Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

Honduras: Two More Journalists Killed Ahead of UN Human Rights Review

By | May 6, 2015 at 3:03 pm

The murder of two more journalists in Honduras within 24 hours highlights the government’s failure to stem the ongoing wave of violence against the Honduran media.

Posted in: Campaigns

No Hay Forma: Violence and Impunity in Honduras

No Hay Forma: Violence and Impunity in Honduras

By | November 4, 2014 at 12:50 pm

In October 2014, PEN Canada sent its programs coordinator and Writers in Prison Committee Chair to investigate solidarity-building initiatives in Honduras. In this piece, originally published in the Embassy newspaper, WiPC Chair Jim Creskey reflects on the violence and poverty he encountered in Tegucigalpa.

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HONDURAS: Three more journalists murdered in the space of a month

HONDURAS: Three more journalists murdered in the space of a month

By | September 11, 2014 at 9:28 am

PEN is shocked by the murders of journalists Herlyn Iván Espinal Martínez, Nery Francisco Soto Torres and Dagoberto Díaz Suárez, killed July 20, Aug. 14 and Aug. 23 respectively.

Posted in: Campaigns

TURKEY: Impunity in Police Violence Against Journalists

TURKEY: Impunity in Police Violence Against Journalists

By | May 2, 2014 at 4:02 pm

PEN calls on Turkish authorities to bring disciplinary and legal action against police implicated in violence during protests against journalists, including Gökhan Biçici.

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Canadian Report Documenting Impunity in Honduras to be Presented in Washington, D.C.

Canadian Report Documenting Impunity in Honduras to be Presented in Washington, D.C.

By | March 24, 2014 at 4:42 pm

PEN and the University of Toronto Faculty of Law’s International Human Rights Program, have been granted a public hearing before the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) in Washington D.C. on Tuesday, March 25.

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Honduras Must End Lethal Violence Against Journalists and Climate of Impunity

Honduras Must End Lethal Violence Against Journalists and Climate of Impunity

By | January 23, 2014 at 3:00 am

Honduras: Journalism in the Shadow of Impunity details how journalists who cover corruption and other sensitive issues increasingly face threats and lethal attacks.

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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.

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