PEN Calls for Protection for Threatened Azerbaijani Writer
PEN American Center expresses serious concern for the safety of prominent Azerbaijani writer Akram Aylisli, who is the target of an increasingly hostile campaign in which a lawmaker has promised a...
Speak Up for Free Expression in Qatar
BY Sarah Hoffman
Poet Mohammad Ibn al-Dheeb al-Ajami, serving a life sentence for his poetry in Qatar, is awaiting a decision on his appeal. Speak up now and sign a petition calling for his release.
PEN Case Studies in Digital Freedom - Surveillance
BY Deji Olukotun
In this series of posts, we demonstrate how we use the PEN Declaration on Digital Freedom to defend writers, bloggers, and activists.
Inching Toward Accountability?
BY Larry Siems
Last week's confirmation hearing for John Brennan offered a small, and not especially satisfying, exercise in public accountability. But at least some of the big questions were asked.
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Eskinder Nega, a journalist and dissident blogger based in Addis Ababa w...
Lawyer and journalist Nasrin Sotoudeh is serving a six-year sentence in...