Turkey: Aslı Erdoğan and Necmiye Alpay Acquitted

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 …

Grains of Light, by Emily M. Keeler in PEN Canada's 2016/17 Annual Report, details Advocate Kate Creasey's efforts for Azerbaijani writer Rashad Ramazanov.

Grains of Light

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.

Imprisoned Writer 2015

Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2015

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.