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PEN American Center

September 16, 14

Beijing Making an Example of Uyghur Scholar Who Advocated Peaceful DialogueRead More  »

September 15, 14

PEN American Center Calls for Immediate Release of 81-Year Old Writer Arrested Sunday in BeijingRead More  »

September 12, 14

The threat of a $250,000 per day fine, and the fact that Yahoo was forced to keep its efforts to challenge the government’s demands secret for years after the fact, demonstrates the pressing need for surveillance reform. Read More  »

September 10, 14

Press freedom includes the right of journalists to do their jobs without intentional interference by the police. That right was clearly under threat in Ferguson, as journalists encountered obstruction, tear gas, rubber bullets, and in at least...Read More  »

September 9, 14

How will the coming debate over net neutrality shape the future of democratic governance and affect government control over communication and information worldwide?Read More  »

August 29, 14

A plea from Shirley Sotloff, mother of journalist Steven Sotloff who is currently held captive by the Islamic State in Syria, epitomizes the power of words, the importance of translation, and the magnitude of a mother's love. Read More  »

August 29, 14

As the nation rallies to fight Ebola, a group of internet activists are busy crafting landmark legislation to protect free expression online, reports our Freedom to Write fellow from Abuja. Read More  »

August 22, 14

Americans mourned the death of James Foley amid concerns for other captive journalists, including Jason Rezaian in Iran. Read More  »

August 21, 14

NEW YORK—Afghan authorities expelled respected New York Times correspondent Matthew Rosenberg from the country today for a report published on Tuesday that criticized the transitioning national government, still uneasy after a disputed pRead More  »

August 21, 14

With the loneliness of what is often a solitary journalistic experience, the constant hustle for contacts, and the moments of real danger, the work of those like Foley, who have provided a window on the profoundly complex conflicts in the Middle...Read More  »