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Defending Free Expression – PEN Publishes 2019 Case List

Defending Free Expression – PEN Publishes 2019 Case List

By | May 5, 2020 at 12:21 pm

On World Press Freedom Day, PEN International published its 2019 Case List, documenting 212 cases of writers facing harassment, arrest, violence and even death. Read and download the Case List For nearly a century, PEN International has monitored and advocated for writers who have suffered repression of their right to write freely and to comment on […]

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Nicaragua: End Crackdown on Free Press and Peaceful Protest

Nicaragua: End Crackdown on Free Press and Peaceful Protest

By | September 7, 2018 at 2:14 pm

PEN is deeply concerned by the deteriorating climate for freedom of expression in Nicaragua.

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“iPhones don’t count”: PMO’s Arbitrary Limits on Journalists

“iPhones don’t count”: PMO’s Arbitrary Limits on Journalists

By | August 12, 2015 at 11:31 am

Justin Giovannetti writes about how he and eight other journalists who had previously been cleared to attend a photo opportunity with Prime Minister Stephen Harper had their credentials refused. PEN Canada believes reporters must be free from arbitrary limits on their ability to report information, especially as the tools of journalism evolve.

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From the Archives: Free Press has Obligations

From the Archives: Free Press has Obligations

By | January 15, 2015 at 5:11 pm

In September, 2005, the Danish newspaper Jyllands Posten published editorial cartoons that satirized the prophet Mohammed. PEN Canada recommended restraint in order to create a space for critical debate, while defending the right to publish the cartoons.

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