Between July 7 and 11, 2020, 28 journalists and media workers have been attacked by demonstrators and police officers during demonstrations across Serbia. PEN International joins the Media Freedom Rapid …
PEN joins its Latin American colleagues in condemning the killing of three employees at the Ecuadorian daily newspaper El Comercio.
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.
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.
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.”
PEN International is deeply concerned that the trial of journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül will be closed to the public and the media
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.
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.