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
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UPDATE: In light of the announcement that President Erdoğan will be meeting Theresa May on Tuesday 15 May, we have changed the time and location of the protest, which will now take place 9 – 11 am on 15 May outside Downing Street. Turkey’s President Erdoğan will be visiting the UK for official meetings from
Poet, academic, and journalist Can Bahadır Yüce urges the world to remember Fevzi Yazıcı, one of the many journalists detained in Turkey, this World Press Freedom Day.
We are delighted to be partnering with the inaugural Hillsborough Literary Festival to bring the work of writers at risk to Northern Ireland. In solidarity with writers who are in prison or otherwise at risk, five Northern Irish writers will read from the work of some of the incredible individuals supported by English PEN’s Writers