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

Dissident Writer Zhou Yuanzhi Detained

International PEN is seriously concerned about the detention of dissident writer and member of the Independent Chinese PEN Center Zhou Yuanzhi, who was arrested on May 3, 2008, on… More

Dissident Writer’s Health Failing

International PEN is deeply concerned by recent reports of the deteriorating health of imprisoned activist and writer Hu Jia, who is serving a three-and-a-half-year sentence for "inciting subversion of… More

Dissident Writer Chen Daojun Charged

International PEN is seriously concerned about the detention and well-being of dissident writer and journalist Chen Daojun, who was detained on May 9, 2008, near the city of Chengdu,… More

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