International PEN protests the three-year prison sentence and fine given to newspaper journalist and publisher Lewis Medjo on January 7, 2009 for allegedly “publishing false news” about President Biya.…More
International PEN protests the three-year prison sentence and exorbitant fine imposed on the well-known singer-songwriter Lapiro de Mbanga (real name Pierre Roger Lambo Sandjo) on September 24, 2008 for…More
Saudi activist Omar Abdulaziz was one of the dissidents targeted by the two former Twitter employees charged with using Twitter to spy on behalf of Saudi Arabia. He says he “will continue to fight for free expression, at least online": https://wapo.st/2CN1Qy1 via @washingtonpost.
There are writers, artists, and journalists who cannot be with us today because they have been unjustly imprisoned, detained or killed for their work. Thank you to all of the participants in PEN America's rally for Stanislav Aseyev. #FreeAsseyev #ImprisonedWriter
Writer @Shteyngart read the words of Ukranian journalist & writer Stanislav Aseyev this morning as part of our rally in front of the Russian Embassy. We stand in solidarity with Aseyev and the many Ukranian political prisoners currently in Russia. #FreeAseyev #ImprisonedWriter