November 30, 16

PEN calls for the release of Bigeldy Gabdullin, the President of Kazakh PEN Club and Chief Editor of the independent online media outlet CAMonitor.kz and Radio Toschka. Gabdullin has been arrested in connection to alleged extortion. Read More  »

November 25, 16

With so much in flux, it's important to keep our eyes peeled and pens poised to ensure that our freedoms survive this transition intact. PENt-up PEN's Transition Update, our effort to track, analyze, and share important expression-related updates...Read More  »

November 18, 16

Reflections by Iranian filmmaker, Emad Tayefeh, currently living in exile in New York on the women who have inspired him during his years advocating for change in his homeland. Read More  »

November 11, 16

A message from Angela Gui, daughter of abducted Hong Kong bookseller Gui Minhai, on the launch of the new PEN America report Writing on the Wall: Bookseller Disappearances and Free Read More  »

November 11, 16

On November 11th, PEN America joined with other concerned groups focused on free expression in publishing and sending an open letter to President Abdel Aziz of the Islamic Republic of Mauritiania.Read More  »

November 2, 16

New PEN America report investigates the disappearance of the Hong Kong booksellers and its effects on the future of free expression in Hong Kong. Read More  »

November 2, 16

Free expression organizations open letter to address recent censorship controversies on Columbia student radio. Read More  »

October 20, 16

Why do we need to protect artists?

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  »


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