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International Women’s Day 2013

International Women’s Day 2013

By | March 8, 2013 at 9:26 am

Societies that have poor records of human rights seldom work hard to uphold women’s rights, a problem that can put female journalists and activists at a greater risk of violence…

Posted in: Blog

Marco Antonio López Ortiz

Marco Antonio López Ortiz

By | January 10, 2013 at 9:57 am

Marco Antonio López Ortiz, a news editor for the daily newspaper Novedades Acapulco, was assaulted and abducted by unidentified men on the night of June 7, 2011.

Posted in: Campaigns

Fighting Impunity in Central America

Fighting Impunity in Central America

By | September 29, 2012 at 11:46 am

PEN Canada is pleased to continue our partnership with the International Human Rights Program at the University of Toronto. This year’s project will focus on the sources of impunity in Central America, particularly for violence against journalists.  Our report will examine relevant international  human rights law  in Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, Nicaragua, and […]

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Mexican Senate Votes to Federalize Crimes Against Journalists

Mexican Senate Votes to Federalize Crimes Against Journalists

By | March 14, 2012 at 10:06 am

This amendment was the focus of our recent delegation to Mexico City, and in particular of our conversation with the President of the Senate and other Senators. Its passage is a very important step in the reforming of Mexican law to make it serve the freedom of expression of Mexican writers and Mexican citizens as a whole.

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