Silenced Voices, Threatened Lives
New PEN report shows the Impact of Nigeria’s anti-LGBTI law on Freedom of Expression
Concern in South Africa over British GCHQ's Unlawful Interception of Communications
Reports, confirmed by the Investigatory Powers Tribunal, that the Government Communications Headquarters (GCHQ), a British intelligence and surveillance agency, intercepted the communications of...
PEN Condemns Terrorist Attack on Emanuel AME Church in Charleston
PEN American Center expresses its grief and outrage at the act of terrorism perpetrated at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church on June 17, 2015.
Syrian Refugee Writer Picks Up His Pen Again
BY Masha Hamilton
He remembers the evening when he was able to pick up his pen. “Our men’s group had a good discussion that lasted four hours,” he recalled. “Afterwards, I felt human again. And feeling human—that...
Unjustified Takedown of Facebook Accounts Critical of Russia Threatens Free Expression
Amid an ever-growing trend of Russian internet censorship, PEN American Center is gravely concerned by reports of Facebook’s unwarranted content removal and account deactivation or suspension of...
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