Browsing Tag Mexico

PEN Mexico Condemns the Killing of Francisco Pacheco

PEN Mexico Condemns the Killing of Francisco Pacheco

By | April 27, 2016 at 9:43 am

Journalist Francisco Pacheco Beltran was killed on April 25, 2016 when returning to his home in Taxco, Guerrero, around 6:30 am.

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Corruption, Impunity, Violence

Corruption, Impunity, Violence

By | March 15, 2015 at 4:29 pm

On February 24, 2015 PEN representatives from Canada, Germany, Honduras and Mexico met with members of the Mexican Senate’s Comisión de Justicia. At the meeting, John Ralston Saul, President of PEN International made the following introductory remarks.

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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

PEN Americas Summit 2015

PEN Americas Summit 2015

By | February 12, 2015 at 9:51 am

In response to increasing concerns over the state of freedom of expression and crimes against journalists in Central America and Mexico, PEN International is holding a major summit in the region to establish a strategy to combat impunity and attacks against journalists from the 13-24 of February 2015.

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Keeping Score: World Cup 2014

Keeping Score: World Cup 2014

By | June 13, 2014 at 12:53 pm

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.

Posted in: Campaigns

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | April 24, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | April 24, 2013

By | April 26, 2013 at 2:21 pm

The Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of PEN Canada is disturbed by the disappearance of Cardel journalist Sergio Landa Rosado from Veracruz state. Landa has been missing since January 23, 2013.

Posted in: Campaigns

Fighting Impunity in Mexico

Fighting Impunity in Mexico

By | March 28, 2013 at 1:01 pm

In March 2013, a small PEN delegation travelled to Mexico for the launch of the Mexican edition of The Dissident Blog, and to press the Mexican government for more action on impunity.

Posted in: Blog

PEN International’s UPR submission on Mexico

PEN International’s UPR submission on Mexico

By | March 24, 2013 at 2:42 pm

Three years after Mexico accepted United Nations (UN) recommendations for combating violence against journalists and eradicating impunity for human rights violations, “the rate at which journalists are being attacked and killed in the country continues to spiral,” PEN International warned on March 7, 2013 during a submission to the UN’s Universal Periodic Review (UPR) process.

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From the Archives: Shooting the Messenger

From the Archives: Shooting the Messenger

By | March 24, 2013 at 9:11 am

In October 1991, Alberto Manguel joined a PEN Canada/PEN USA West delegation to investigate alleged human rights abuses committed against Mexican journalists.

Posted in: Archives

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | March 14, 2013

RAPID ACTION NETWORK Appeal | March 14, 2013

By | March 14, 2013 at 10:07 am

The Writers in Prison Committee of PEN Canada protests the murder of website editor and reporter Jaime Guadalupe González Domínguez, who was shot dead in Ojinaga, Chihuahua state, on March 3, 2013.

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