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PEN Translates assessors

Calling all literature and translation enthusiasts! If you have translation experience, are passionate about literature and are fluent in a foreign language, then English PEN is looking for you. We are looking for assessors for our PEN Translates grant programme to help us choose which books have the right combination of literary quality, strength of

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English PEN calls upon Indian government to protect Salman Rushdie

English PEN protests against the failure of the Indian authorities to offer adequate protection to the author Salman Rushdie, who is apparently facing pressure to withdraw from the Jaipur Literature Festival in the wake of extremist threats. English PEN understands that, rather than defending Rushdie’s right to freedom of expression, officials urged the festival organisers to

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International Day to End Impunity

Today Article 19, the Committee to Protect Journalists, English PEN and Index on Censorship join dozens of freedom of expression organizations around the world to mark the inaugural International Day to End Impunity. In the past 10 years, more than 500 journalists have been killed. In nine out of 10 cases, the murderers have gone

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