Uighur Journalist and Writer Detained

International PEN is seriously concerned about the detention of Uighur journalist and poet Mehbube Ablesh, who was arrested in August 2008 after posting two critical articles online. More

Dissident Writer Hu Shigen Released

International PEN welcomes the release of University lecturer, political activist and dissident writer Hu Shigen on August 26, 2008, after spending sixteen years and three months in prison. More

Days of Illegal Detention

Once again, on the afternoon of December 14, I was interrogated by agents of the Pudong Subdistrict Security Bureau. After two hours of small talk, they had asked about… More

Journalist Ching Cheong Released

International PEN is circulating fthe following report by Reporters Sans Frontières (RSF) of the early release of Chinese journalist Ching Cheong. More

Dissident Writer Wang Dejia Released on Bail

International PEN welcomes the release of dissident writer Wang Dejia (pen name: Jing Chu), who was freed on bail on January 12, 2008, but remains concerned that he still… More