Mamadali Mahmudov | Status: Released | Uzbekistan

Mamadali Mahmudov is a renowned Uzbek writer and opposition activist who was released in 2013 after serving a 14-year sentence on charges related to a series of explosions in… More

PEN Condemns Threats Against Salman Rushdie

PEN American Center today denounced renewed threats against the life of author and former PEN American Center president Salman Rushdie, calling the announcement by Iranian cleric Ayatollah Hassan Sane’i… More

Büşra Ersanli freed pending trial

From the day that the prosecutor ruled my detention, until now, everything has been upside down. I am speechless and now going back to Silivri [prison] to pack my… More

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Lorem Ipsum is simply dummy text of the printing and typesetting industry. Lorem Ipsum has been the industry's standard dummy text ever since the 1500s, when an unknown printer… More

Enoh Meyomesse: My Time in Kondengui Prison

[caption id="attachment_14989" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Enoh Meyomesse"][/caption] Enoh Meyomesse is the author of 15 books and a founding member of the Cameroon Writers Association. In October 2011, he ran for office… More

PEN to Russia: Human Rights Orgs are not “Foreign Agents”

[caption id="attachment_14703" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Vladimir Putin"][/caption] PEN International and 21 other international human rights and free expression organizations have issued an open letter to the Russian Duma protesting a draft… More