October 19, 16

Our joint letter condemning the state of emergency provisions in Turkey and their violations of human rights. Read More  »

October 19, 16

Despite the passage of time, the evolution of new media channels and an increase in the number of professional and amateur reporters, freedom of expression is still under siege in Nigeria, according to PEN Nigeria Center President Tade Ipadeola. Read More  »

October 18, 16

Amid a U.S. presidential campaign grabbing an ever-increasing share of national and international news coverage, journalists around the world are facing harassment, threats, and even violence for reporting on this and other bids for government...Read More  »

October 12, 16

EMBARGOED For Monday, October 17, 2016CONTACT: Omar Safadi, PEN America: osafadi@pen.org, +1 (646) 779 4830Read More  »

October 11, 16

New PEN America report examines the future of free speech in American higher education. Read More  »

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  »


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