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Israel: Poet Dareen Tatour Sentenced to Five Months in Prison

Israel: Poet Dareen Tatour Sentenced to Five Months in Prison

By | August 1, 2018 at 12:46 pm

PEN strongly condemns the five-month prison sentence handed down to Dareen Tatour on July 31st, 2018 by the Nazareth District Court.

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Israel: End Judicial Proceedings and Ensure Dareen Tatour’s Immediate Release

Israel: End Judicial Proceedings and Ensure Dareen Tatour’s Immediate Release

By | July 4, 2018 at 9:51 am

PEN calls upon the Israeli authorities to end the judicial harassment of Tatour and immediately and unconditionally release her.

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Israel: PEN Condemns Appalling Attack on Journalists and Protestors

Israel: PEN Condemns Appalling Attack on Journalists and Protestors

By | May 17, 2018 at 11:58 am

PEN International strongly condemns the use of excessive force against protestors and journalists by the Israeli forces earlier this week.

Posted in: News

Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

Imprisoned Palestinian Poet Ashraf Fayadh Wins PEN Canada One Humanity Award

By | October 17, 2017 at 8:30 am

Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors.

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Wishful Thinking About the Middle East

Wishful Thinking About the Middle East

By | July 18, 2014 at 9:38 am

In 2006, the Toronto District School Board restricted access to Three Wishes: Palestinian and Israeli Children Speak following complaints that the book dealt with issues that were too complex. Auhtor Deborah Ellis looks back on the debate and what it means for today’s conversations.

Posted in: Blog

From the Archives: Three Wishes Challenged

From the Archives: Three Wishes Challenged

By | July 18, 2014 at 9:33 am

On March 20, 2006, PEN and a coalition of organizations appealed the Toronto District School Board’s restriction of Three Wishes. Lawrence Hill offers one parent’s view and Evie Freedman provides a young reader’s view.

Posted in: Archives

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