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Resolution on the United States of America

The Assembly of Delegates of International PEN, meeting at its 69th Congress in Mexico City, Mexico, 22–28 November 2003, Alarmed by actions by the U.S. government and U.S. military… More

November 24, 2004 | A Very Haitian Story

Miami—On Sunday, Oct. 24, United Nations troops and Haitian police forces launched a military operation in Bel-Air, one of the poorest and most volatile neighborhoods in Haiti's capital, Port-au-Prince.… More

Liberty’s Language

NEW YORK - As the ultimate guardians of language and its complexity, writers have always felt the need to deal with the great crises of their time. In those… More

Homophobia’s Reach

American democracy provides inspiration by example (rather than by military occupation) to people all over the world who are seeking justice and freedom. And it is important to note… More

PEN Goes to Court for Documents on Visa Denials

PEN American Center joined the American Civil Liberties Union and the American Association of University Professors today in filing a lawsuit to compel the Departments of State, Justice, and… More

Tenth anniversary of the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Writers around the world in International PEN are commemorating today the life and death of Nigerian writer Ken Saro Wiwa, who was executed ten years ago on November 10,… More