English PEN condemns the imprisonment of the writer Chen Wei. An Honorary Member of the Independent Chinese PEN Centre (ICPC) and joint winner of the 2011 Liu Xiaobo Courage to …Read More
English PEN condemns the draconian punishment handed down to Swedish journalists Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye by an Ethiopian judge on 26 December 2011. The two journalists were found guilty …Read More
PEN encourages our members and friends to send Season’s Greetings cards
to imprisoned and persecuted writers.
English PEN welcomes the release on bail of blogger and activist Zainab Al-Khawaja on 20 December 2011. However, we remain deeply concerned that she still faces charges for her peaceful …Read More
English PEN is deeply concerned by the news that the Swedish journalists Johan Persson and Martin Schibbye have been found guilty of ‘supporting terrorism’ by an Ethiopian court. The reporters …Read More