PEN strongly condemns the five-month prison sentence handed down to Dareen Tatour on July 31st, 2018 by the Nazareth District Court.
PEN calls upon the Israeli authorities to end the judicial harassment of Tatour and immediately and unconditionally release her.
PEN International strongly condemns the use of excessive force against protestors and journalists by the Israeli forces earlier this week.
Imprisoned Palestinian poet and visual artist Ashraf Fayadh will receive the PEN Canada One Humanity Award, October 20 at the International Festival of Authors.
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.
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.