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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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Letter to Eritrea: Is Dawit Isaak alive?

Letter to Eritrea: Is Dawit Isaak alive?

By | May 3, 2017 at 11:27 am

For World Press Freedom Day, PEN Canada was joined by thirty NGOs in asking the government of Eritrea to confirm the status of Dawit Isaak, the 2017 UNESCO Cano prize-winner.

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Same Message, Different Medium

Same Message, Different Medium

By | May 2, 2012 at 2:52 pm

This year, PEN International is celebrating the rights of all citizens on Press Freedom Day. As always, we champion the rights of media organizations and journalists to safe, uncensored reporting and publication and pay tribute to those who have been killed and disappeared. But we celebrate especially the rights of all citizens to untrammelled access to information and truth…

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