Posts By: Cat Lucas

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Privacy not Prism legal challenge

English PEN and our partners on the Privacy not Prism campaign, Big Brother Watch, Open Rights Group, and Constanze Kurz, are delighted to announce that we have now secured a full hearing at the European Court of Human Rights. This is huge news as very few cases are ever heard by the Court. The vast majority of

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Eritrea: a muzzled state

Today marks the sixteen-year anniversary of the crackdown on dissent in Eritrea, in which twelve journalists were arrested for their free expression work. Sixteen years later the whereabouts of the detained journalists remains unknown and freedom of expression continues to be severely repressed. To mark the anniversary, English PEN is proud to publish ‘Eritrea: a

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