Posts Tagged: Syria

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Vahni Capildeo on the Douma 4

In April 2017, Vahni Capildeo was among the writers to take part in our second English PEN Modern Literature Festival, in partnership with Steven J Fowler and the Enemies Project. The festival sought to highlight the cases of writers at risk around the world, pairing them with individual writers here in the UK, each of

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Syria: whereabouts of four abducted activists unknown

The prominent Syrian human rights defenders Razan Zaitouneh, Samira Al-Khalil, Wa’el Hamada and Nazim Hammadi, who remain missing three years after armed men abducted them, should be released immediately, 56 human rights organisations said today, on the anniversary of their abduction. On December 9, 2013, a group of armed men stormed into the office of

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