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Nicaragua: Aggressions Against Journalists Evidences a Lack of Freedom of Expression

Nicaragua: Aggressions Against Journalists Evidences a Lack of Freedom of Expression

By | March 11, 2020 at 2:32 pm

London, March 5, 2020- The harassment and aggressions against journalists and the President of Nicaraguan PEN Centre, Gioconda Belli, which occurred in the Metropolitan Cathedral of Managua during the memorial mass for the theologian and poet Ernesto Cardenal, demonstrate once again that Daniel Ortega’s government continues criminalizing the right to dissent, and the right to […]

Posted in: News

Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

Investigative Journalism in a Dangerous Country

By | September 15, 2017 at 1:12 pm

Adela Navarro is the director of, Zeta, one of the only news outlets in Mexico to regularly report on drug trafficking, corruption and organized crime.

Posted in: Blog, Events

Russia: Killing of Journalist Must Not Go Unpunished

Russia: Killing of Journalist Must Not Go Unpunished

By | June 1, 2017 at 5:21 pm

The Russian authorities must ensure a prompt, independent and effective investigation into the killing of chief editor Dmitry Popkov.

Posted in: News

Turkey: Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yücel Must Be Released Immediately

Turkey: Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yücel Must Be Released Immediately

By | March 18, 2017 at 6:27 pm

PEN International expresses grave concern at the arrest and detention of Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yücel, who was charged on 27 February 2017 with incitement to hatred and making propaganda in support of a terrorist organization.

Posted in: Campaigns

Honduras: Concerns for the Safety of Journalist Jairo López

Honduras: Concerns for the Safety of Journalist Jairo López

By | February 23, 2017 at 4:58 pm

PEN International is seriously concerned for the safety of PEN Honduras member and journalist Jairo López who is facing threats following a smear campaign.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: Evrensel Daily Correspondent Cemil Uğur is Arrested on Terror Charges

Turkey: Evrensel Daily Correspondent Cemil Uğur is Arrested on Terror Charges

By | October 17, 2016 at 11:48 am

PEN International is seriously concerned about the charges brought against Evrensel Daily reporter, Cemil Uğur.

Posted in: Campaigns

Mexico: Third Print Journalist Murdered in Veracruz This Year

Mexico: Third Print Journalist Murdered in Veracruz This Year

By | August 2, 2016 at 10:24 am

Authorities must strengthen programmes to safeguard the lives of at-risk journalists following the shocking murder of a journalist in Veracruz.

Posted in: News

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: Journalists Sentenced to Two Years for Republishing Hebdo Cartoon

Turkey: Journalists Sentenced to Two Years for Republishing Hebdo Cartoon

By | May 6, 2016 at 10:29 am

Hikmet Cetinkaya and Ceyda Karan have been sentenced to two years in prison for fostering “hatred and enmity in the people via means of the press.”

Posted in: Campaigns

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