PEN Member Arrested for Supporting Hong Kong Protests
As pro-democracy protests enter their third week in Hong Kong, Beijing’s efforts to suppress information on and support for the occupy movement have extended to PEN’s ranks as Independent Chinese...
PEN Presses Turkey to Stop 'Judicial Harrassment' of Pınar Selek
ISTANBUL—The decision of an Istanbul court to proceed with the trial of Turkish sociologist and feminist Pınar Selek 16 years after the start of her legal ordeal is a deeply concerning...
PEN member barred from journalism in Honduras for covering corruption
PEN decries the 16-month ban on practicing journalism imposed on Globo TV news anchor Julio Ernesto Alvarado.
Manuscripts Don't Burn: a Timeline of Literary Censorship, Destruction, and Liberation
BY Dan Sheehan
Check out our interactive timeline about censorship through the ages--and what PEN has done to fight it.
Defending Writers »
Eskinder Nega, a journalist and dissident blogger based in Addis Ababa...
Lawyer and journalist Nasrin Sotoudeh was serving a six-year sentence i...