A Season In Hell

In April 2006 Ramin Jahanbegloo, a Canadian-Iranian scholar and philosopher, was arrested in Tehran and spent the next four months in Evin Prison, answering questions about his alleged role in a “soft overthrow” of the government.

Resetting Iran’s Agenda?

In this podcast, Souad Sharabani speaks with foreign correspondent Patrick Cockburn to gain insight into the motivations behind Iran’s foreign policy and what they could signal about the country’s relationship the United States and other Arab nations in the Middle East .

Keeping Score: World Cup 2014

PEN highlights the cases of writers in several countries participating in the World Cup: Brazil, Cameroon, Colombia, Ecuador, England, Honduras, Iran, Ivory Coast, Mexico, Nigeria, Russia, and the United States.

Confronting Repression With Honour

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.