Kurdish Journalist Sentenced to 11 Years

International PEN is shocked by the 11-year prison sentence handed down to Kurdish journalist Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand on June 22, 2008, on charges of "acting against national security" for… More

Imprisoned Journalist’s Health Critical

International PEN is seriously concerned about reports that leading journalist and human-rights defender Emadeddin Baqi has suffered another heart attack in prison on May 7, 2008. More

Journalist’s Trial Opens Amid Health Concerns

International PEN is seriously concerned for the health of Iranian Kurdish journalist Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand, who reportedly suffered a stroke in Evin prison on May 19, 2008, and has… More

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