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Ecuador – Colombia: Journalists Killed

Ecuador – Colombia: Journalists Killed

By | April 18, 2018 at 2:00 pm

PEN joins its Latin American colleagues in condemning the killing of three employees at the Ecuadorian daily newspaper El Comercio.

Posted in: News

Malta: International Writers Join PEN in Seeking Justice for Maltese Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

Malta: International Writers Join PEN in Seeking Justice for Maltese Journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia

By | April 16, 2018 at 9:57 am

Leading writers from Europe and around the world have written to the European Commission today, on the six-month anniversary of the brutal assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia.

Posted in: News

PEN Canada Security Training Workshop in Guatemala

PEN Canada Security Training Workshop in Guatemala

By | March 8, 2018 at 11:21 am

In December 2017, PEN Canada held a security training workshop for Indigenous women journalists in Guatemala, teaching them how to protect themselves and to cope with the stress of working in dangerous environments.

Posted in: Blog

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

Turkey: Court Decision Undermines Right to Fair Trial

Turkey: Court Decision Undermines Right to Fair Trial

By | March 31, 2016 at 2:10 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned that the trial of journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül will be closed to the public and the media

Posted in: News

Remembering José Armando

Remembering José Armando

By | February 12, 2015 at 9:56 am

In 2008, journalist Jose Armando was gunned down in front of his home as he prepared to drive his daughter to school in Juarez. He was one of eight journalists killed in 2008. Writer-in-exile Luis Najera remembers his time working with Armando at El Diaro Juarez.

Posted in: Blog

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.

Posted in: Blog

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 10, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | July 10, 2013

By | July 10, 2013 at 9:44 am

PEN Canada is alarmed about the escalation of violence and threat to free expression in Egypt following the ousting of former president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013.

Posted in: Campaigns

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