What does it mean for a writer or journalist to work in a context where there are severe constraints on freedom of expression? Why do people working under these conditions choose to ‘go out on a limb’ and sacrifice their personal safety and security in order to reveal the truth? Broadcaster Ritula Shah will chair
Posts Tagged: Mexico
PEN urges Mexican authorities to do more to protect journalists and bring an end to the cycle of impunity
English PEN joins PEN International in urging the Mexican authorities to make good on their commitment to protect the nation’s journalists and combat impunity.
Report by Jonathan Ruppin September’s book was Sidewalks by Mexican writer Valeria Luiselli, translated from Spanish by Christina MacSweeney. One of the great boons of a book club is the opportunity to hear about others’ reading experiences firsthand, offering alternative perspectives to one’s own, often resulting in a greater appreciation of a book we might
The journalist and contributor to The Sorrows of Mexico reflects on the ‘three demons’ of narco-politics, censorship and corruption, and on the future of journalism in his country.