September 16, 16

Darkened Screen details stories of foreign reporters and their local news assistants tailed, manhandled, jailed, and physically abused if they become associated with a critical story. Read More  »

September 15, 16

Prominent writer Ahmet Altan and his brother, academic Mehmet Altan, were arrested in a dawn raid on September 10. In the following letter, writers from around the world protest the arrest and call for their immediate release. Read More  »

September 12, 16

Several individuals who have documented and publicized police violence against people of color have since alleged police harassment and retaliation. Read More  »

September 8, 16

Over 30 Democracy Reform Groups Urge Debate Moderator Lester Holt to Ask Clinton and Trump about Democracy ReformRead More  »

September 7, 16

Israel: Charges Against Poet Dareen Tatour Should be Dropped September 7, 2016Read More  »

September 2, 16

PEN America joins with other concerned groups focused on free expression in publishing in sending an open letter to President Obama on the eve of Obama's meeting with Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan. Read More  »

September 1, 16

This September, PEN America is featuring three cases that are illustrative of the breadth of individuals caught up in the expansive web of the purge in Turkey. Read More  »

August 17, 16

PEN is very concerned about the detention of Aslı Erdoğan, a renowned novelist, columnist, and human rights activist, in Turkey following a police raid into her apartment. Read More  »

August 16, 16

Hong Kong teachers could get fired for discussing independence in school, Jordanian journalist arrested for blasphemy, and more Read More  »

August 15, 16

PEN's Free Expression Digest brings you a daily curated round-up of the most important free expression-related stories from around the web. Subscribe here.Read More  »


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