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Vigil for Oleg Sentsov

Next Tuesday, 21 August, will mark writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov’s 100th day on hunger strike. Following reports that he has been denied access to correspondence – including from his own family –PEN members hope to deliver messages of support from all over the world, urging the authorities to ensure that Sentsov is allowed to

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Russia: PEN publishes Oleg Sentsov’s short stories in translation

PEN is proud to publish three short stories by imprisoned writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, translated by Dr Uilleam Blacker. Prominent Ukrainian writer and filmmaker Oleg Sentsov was sentenced to 20 years in prison in August 2015 on terrorism charges after a grossly unfair trial by a Russian military court, marred by allegations of torture. He has been on hunger

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