Posts Tagged: Maureen Freely

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Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy

English PEN are proud to launch our latest report ‘Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy. Violations of the rights of authors, publishers and academics under the State of Emergency’. Researched and written by leading experts in the field and internationally recognised advocates for freedom of expression in Turkey, Dr Yaman Akdeniz (professor of law, Istanbul Bilgi

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Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy

6.30 – 8pm, 28 March 2018 Free Word Centre 60 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3GA Join English PEN for the launch of our latest report ‘Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy. Violations of the rights of authors, publishers and academics under the State of Emergency’. The report, researched and written by leading experts in the field

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Philippe Sands QC appointed President of English PEN

Philippe Sands QC has been announced as the new president of English PEN. Philippe Sands is one of the UK’s most prominent human rights barristers, and was appointed Queen’s Counsel in 2003. He is an authority on international law and human rights and is a Professor of Law at University College London. His most recent

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Citizen: The New Story Festival: We Are Multitudes

Four writers who “belong” in more than one country examine what citizenship means in their lives and work – and discuss duties as well as rights. The particular becomes universal in the passionate, inspiring words and language of Maureen Freely, President of English PEN and translator of Nobel Laureate Orhan Pamuk, Anthony Joseph, Colm Toibin

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Bahá’í poet Mahvash Sabet shares 2017 PEN Pinter Prize with Michael Longley

Bahá’í poet and teacher Mahvash Sabet has this evening been named 2017 International Writer of Courage by Michael Longley at the PEN Pinter Prize ceremony at the British Library. Longley was announced as the 2017 PEN Pinter Prize winner in June this year. Sabet was released in September, after being imprisoned for almost ten years

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