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May 28, 15

If there was discomfort among conference organizers or attendees, it wasn’t evident. Read More  »

May 28, 15

His Excellency José Eduardo dos SantosPresident of the Republic of Angola Re: Prosecution of Rafael Marques de Morais Dear President dos Santos,Read More  »

May 26, 15

This week, New York City will play host to BookExpo America (BEA), the publishing industry’s biggest annual trade show. As authors, publishers, and marketers gather by the thousands at the Javits Center, BEA will also honor China as the “Global...Read More  »

May 26, 15

The espionage charges against American journalist Jason Rezaian and two others are entirely unfounded, says PEN. Read More  »

May 22, 15

May 22 marks one year since the military coup led by now-Prime Minister General Prayuth Chan-ocha, who seized power from Prime Minster Yingluck Shinawatra. Since the coup, rights to free expression and speech have been widely and scathingly...Read More  »

May 22, 15

More than 150 writers from around the world, including Margaret Atwood, Amitav Ghosh, Karl Ove Knausgaard, Yann Martel, Salman Rushdie and Colm Tóibín have condemned the murders of Ananta Bijoy Das (or Dash), Washiqur Rahman Babu and Avijit Roy,...Read More  »

May 20, 15

Report: Censorship and Conscience: Foreign Authors and the Challenge of Chinese CensorshipRead More  »

May 18, 15

PEN American Center condemns the extension of Azeri investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova’s imprisonment. Read More  »

May 18, 15

PEN expresses serious concern over reports that prison authorities in Xinjiang have refused to allow the jailed Uyghur writer and scholar Ilham Tohti to receive visits or support from his family members. Read More  »

May 14, 15

On the one year anniversary of his unjust imprisonment, PEN American Center joins the international call for the immediate release of Saudi writer and activist Raif Badawi and an end to the targeting of government critics in Saudi Arabia. Read More  »

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