Liu Xia: Rare Video Reading
October 8, 2015, marks five years since poet and artist Liu Xia was put under extralegal house arrest on the very day her husband, Liu Xiaobo, was named recipient of the 2010 Nobel Peace Prize....
PEN Podcast: Lisa Appignanesi Reads from the Final, Unfinished Column of Anna Politkovskaya
Russian journalist, writer, and human rights activist Anna Politkovskaya was assassinated in October 7, 2006. Today's #PENpodcast honors Anna Politkovskaya by featuring Lisa Appignanesi reading...
Dear President Xi: A Message from America's Writers
The imprisonment of writers and journalists damages China’s image abroad and undercuts its ambition to be a strong and respected partner on the world stage.
Conviction Won’t Silence Khadija Ismayilova
The conviction of investigative journalist Khadija Ismayilova today is the latest in an effort to paint a thin veneer of legal legitimacy on a determined campaign by the Azerbaijan government to...
500+ writers to Mexican president: “End impunity in journalists’ murders”
Homero Arijdis, Chimamanda Adichie, Sandra Cisneros, and Neil Gaiman are among signatories to an open letter to President Peña Nieto with a clear message: end impunity in the murder of...
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