Calendar of Events
Myanmar: Crackdown on media continues
A Yangon court has sentenced three journalists, an editor, and a publisher to two years in prison term under a law preventing “publishing statements that could cause public alarm.”
Went the Day Well?
BY Aaron Kunin
He "died" "in the" battle, then fear / "And" sadness infected my milk / "My" baby "died," "on" "the" boardwalk / I "died" when "you" / Turned "your" car into "the" crowd, "I / Died" "in" a cage...
PEN Honduras appeals to Supreme Court to fight ban on practicing journalism
Fighting the crackdown on journalists in the country, Julio Ernesto Alvarado and PEN Honduras members appealed to the Constitutional Section of the Supreme Court.
Iranian Human Rights Lawyer Silenced, Barred from Law
Iranian journalist and human rights lawyer Nasrin Sotoudeh has been barred from practicing law for three years, she told reporters in Tehran Sunday. This is the second time the rights activist...
The PEN Ten with Forrest Gander
BY PEN America
Is the conscience the soul’s surveillance of the self? When are observations neutral? Does a writer, even without knowing, intend to “use” observations for the benefit of the writing in a way...