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January 27, 2015

PEN is gravely concerned by reports that journalist Damián Pachter has been...

January 22, 2015

The Syrian Sanctions Regulations violate federal law and the First...

January 16, 2015

The deterioration of press freedom has accelerated over the past year in...

January 8, 2015

PEN implores the U.S. government to redouble their efforts to prevent...

January 7, 2015

New York, January 7, 2015--...

January 2, 2015

Ismayilova was arrested December 5 in Baku on spurious charges of inciting...

January 5, 2015

Self-Censorship in Democratic Countries Approaching Authoritarian Levels:...

December 22, 2014

PEN offers to host a public screening of the film.

December 18, 2014

PEN American Center expresses its profound regret at Sony Pictures’...

PEN In the Media »

January 26, 2015

A coalition of major publisher and author associations is demanding that...

January 21, 2015

Guantánamo prison camp authorities tried to trick inmate Mohamedou Ould...

January 21, 2015

The report by the PEN American Center, a New York-based writers’ group,...

January 14, 2015

“We hope that the Justice Department’s decision yesterday marks the...

January 8, 2015

...the PEN American Center has issued a statement in response to the the...

January 7, 2015

Suzanne Nossel, a Foreign Policy contributor and executive director of PEN...

January 7, 2015

The diary, which was written in English, was begun three years into Mr....

January 7, 2015

They pushed the boundaries. They were fearless. And that's what put them...

January 6, 2015

​According to a PEN survey, internationally, writers are not only watching...

January 6, 2015

In the U.S., 27 percent of writers admit they'll skip writing or talking...

January 5, 2015

Three-quarters of writers in liberal democracies are concerned about...

January 4, 2015

A survey of writers around the world by the PEN American Center has found...