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Myanmar: Curtain Could Drop at any Moment

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry must uphold freedom of expression as requisite to foreign and trade relations with Southeast Asia, PEN American Center and PEN Myanmar said this… More

Qatar Authorities Thwart PEN Prison Visit with al-Ajami

PEN representatives were denied access to jailed poet Mohammed al-Ajami this week after Qatar’s highest court upheld the poet’s 15-year sentence on Monday. Al-Ajami remains in solitary confinement two… More

PEN Protests Shocking NSA Phone Surveillance

PEN American Center President Peter Godwin called the surveillance “a shocking intrusion” that “underscores our worst fears that the U.S. government has veered off the rails in its understanding… More