Myanmar: Zarganar’s arrest highlights junta’s efforts to silence critics
As the trial for the killing of Avijit Roy reaches a verdict, a friend recalls the atmosphere at the Ekushey Book Fair a year after the iconic secularist was murdered.
Responding to the news that award-winning writer Aslı Erdoğan and renowned linguist Necmiye Alpay were acquitted of terror-related charges by an Istanbul court earlier today, Salil Tripathi, Chair of PEN International’s …
The Turkish authorities must drop all charges against award-winning writer Aslı Erdoğan, who faces up to nine years and four months in prison for her writings, PEN International said today, …
PEN Canada Honorary Member, Rashad Ramazanov, will celebrate his birthday behind bars again this year. Write him a birthday note!
PEN Canada Vice-President, Emily M. Keeler, tells the story of Advocate Kate Creasey’s work on the behalf of imprisoned Azeri writer Rashad Ramazanov.
PEN Canada joins PEN International in calling on Israeli authorities to end administrative detention against journalists and other writers.
Kenneth J. Harvey’s thoughtful piece on the realities of his work as a minder, originally published in PEN Canada’s December 1994 newsletter.
John Ralston Saul, Katherine Govier, Andrew Pyper, Yann Martel, Linwood Barclay and John Valliant put pen to paper for three imprisoned writers: Raif Badawi, Khadija Ismayilova and Eskinder Nega.
Linwood Barclay, author of Broken Promise and No Safe House, wrote this note to Ethiopian journalist and editor, Eskinder Nega.