Posts Tagged: Turkey

Nabeel Rajab (resized for website) via wikimedia

English PEN at the Hillsborough Literary Festival

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

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Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy

English PEN are proud to launch our latest report ‘Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy. Violations of the rights of authors, publishers and academics under the State of Emergency’. Researched and written by leading experts in the field and internationally recognised advocates for freedom of expression in Turkey, Dr Yaman Akdeniz (professor of law, Istanbul Bilgi

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Yaman-and-Kerem (via Index on Censorship)

Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy

6.30 – 8pm, 28 March 2018 Free Word Centre 60 Farringdon Road London EC1R 3GA Join English PEN for the launch of our latest report ‘Turkey: freedom of expression in jeopardy. Violations of the rights of authors, publishers and academics under the State of Emergency’. The report, researched and written by leading experts in the field

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Can Dundar

We Are Arrested: Can Dündar

Following research and development at The Other Place in 2017, we are delighted that the Royal Shakespeare Company have transformed Can Dündar’s powerful prison memoir, We Are Arrested, for the stage. The book has been adapted by Pippa Hill and Sophie Ivatts to create this groundbreaking new play, #WeAreArrested, which will feature in the RSC’s

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