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September 16, 2014

Beijing Making an Example of Uyghur Scholar...

September 12, 2014

The threat of a $250,000 per day fine, and the fact that Yahoo was forced...

September 8, 2014

NEW YORK—PEN American Center announced today that author...

September 2, 2014

The appalling targeting of journalists in the Iraq and Syrian conflicts...

August 21, 2014

NEW YORK—Afghan authorities expelled respected New York Times...

August 7, 2014

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry must uphold freedom of expression as...

August 6, 2014

The development of U.S.-African trade relations must be paralleled by...

July 30, 2014

The government claims an aim to discourage violence, but the denial of...

PEN In the Media »

August 7, 2014

YANGON, Myanmar—With U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry expected to visit...

August 1, 2014

With yet another attempt to reform the National Security Agency up for...

July 31, 2014

The Beijing-based professor of economics is a moderate but determined...

July 31, 2014

China has indicted the outspoken Uighur scholar Ilham Tohti on charges of...

July 30, 2014

The poet Frank Bidart, the critic James Wolcott and the playwright David...

July 30, 2014

Poet Frank Bidart, cultural critic James Wolcott and playwright David Rabe...

July 30, 2014

James Wolcott, one of Vanity Fair’s most esteemed contributing editors, was...

July 30, 2014

The 2014 PEN Literary Awards were announced Wednesday, with playwright...

July 24, 2014

Dear Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.); Minority Leader Mitch McConnell (...

July 7, 2014

BEIJING — When Elliot Sperling, an American professor, landed here in...

June 25, 2014

BEIJING (AP) — Beijing on Wednesday blasted as farcical a U.S....

June 19, 2014

John Adams said he learned that the Metropolitan Opera was scrapping plans...