PEN International joins PEN Delhi in concerns over reports of a First Information Report (FIR) being lodged on 18 June 2020 against senior journalist Supriya Sharma, executive editor at Scroll.in, and its …
Update – 2 April 2020 It is outrageous that India, the world’s most populous democracy, is restricting the free flow of information at a time of a great health crisis. These attacks …
The murder of journalist, Gauri Lankesh, is a devastating blow to freedom of expression.
A Delhi court’s injunction on the publisher Juggernaut Books and the author Priyanka Pathak-Narain is deeply concerning.
Hansda Sowvendra Shekhar must be free to practice his craft of writing without fear of intimidation and harassment.
An inefficient legal system and what amounts to unchecked abuse of vague and overbroad legislation have contributed to a chilling effect on free speech within India’s society and throughout its public sphere.
Hundreds of Indian writers, were sued, attacked, and murdered in 2015. Four writers talk about the future of literature and free speech in India.
PEN Canada joins PEN Delhi in condemning the attack on journalists reporting on Jawaharlal Nehru University’s student president.
Sahitya Akademi condemns murders of Indian writers and urges authors who have returned awards or otherwise dissociated themselves to reconsider.
PEN is standing in solidarity with Indian writers, who are protesting against the silencing of independent voices by the killing of writers and artists.