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United States: Journalist’s Murder Requires Prompt Investigation

United States: Journalist’s Murder Requires Prompt Investigation

By | June 22, 2016 at 10:26 am

The horrifying murder of Texas journalist Jacinto Hernández Torres requires a prompt police investigation.

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Call for Applications: 2016 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2016 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | June 10, 2016 at 3:26 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 29, 2016 – December 16, 2016.

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Iran: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

Iran: Concerns for Health of Kurdish Journalist Following Hunger Strike

By | June 7, 2016 at 1:40 pm

PEN is deeply concerned for the health of Kurdish Iranian journalist and writer Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand who began a hunger strike on May 8, 2016.

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Mexico: Authorities Must Solve Killing of Second Journalist in Veracruz

Mexico: Authorities Must Solve Killing of Second Journalist in Veracruz

By | May 18, 2016 at 9:43 am

The Mexican authorities must investigate the fatal shooting of journalist Manuel Torres from Veracruz State on May 14, 2016.

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Free Turkey’s Imprisoned Writers

Free Turkey’s Imprisoned Writers

By | March 24, 2016 at 2:36 pm

An open letter to the Turkish Prime Minister, calling for all charges against Can Dündar and Erdem Gül to be dropped and an end to the crackdown against free expression in Turkey.

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Honduras Demonstrates Contempt for IACHR Decision

Honduras Demonstrates Contempt for IACHR Decision

By | October 30, 2015 at 9:00 am

The Honduran government has yet again displayed contempt for the authority of the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights (IACHR) by formally banning journalist Julio Ernesto Alvarado from his profession for 16 months.

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Honduras: Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to Media Freedom

Honduras: Court Ruling Deals Major Blow to Media Freedom

By | September 9, 2015 at 3:59 pm

PEN Canada condemns the actions of the Honduran Supreme Court in failing to implement a legally-binding order to protect journalist, Julio Ernesto Alvarado’s right to work.

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PEN Canada condemns resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

PEN Canada condemns resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists

By | September 1, 2015 at 9:00 am

PEN Canada condemns the conviction and resentencing of Al-Jazeera journalists Mohamed Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed following their retrial on trumped-up terrorism charges.

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Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

Call for Applications: 2015 PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence

By | July 31, 2015 at 4:01 pm

PEN Canada invites applications from creative writers for the position of PEN Canada Writer-in-Residence at George Brown College from August 31, 2015 – December 19, 2015.

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PEN Americas Summit: PEN Delegation in Honduras Calls for Greater Protection for Writers and Launches Award for Investigative Journalism

PEN Americas Summit: PEN Delegation in Honduras Calls for Greater Protection for Writers and Launches Award for Investigative Journalism

By | February 16, 2015 at 2:00 pm

A PEN delegation arrived in Tegucigalpa this week to stand in solidarity with the recently established PEN Honduras Centre.

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