Fears for Safety of Author Lydia Cacho

International PEN is deeply concerned by the harassment of award-winning author, journalist and activist Lydia Cacho, which has reportedly escalated over the last two weeks, giving rise to fears… More

Journalist Killed on World Press Freedom Day

International PEN protests in the strongest possible terms the murder of yet another Mexican journalist, Carlos Ortega Samper of El Tiempo de Durango, who was shot dead on May… More

Editor Abducted and Shot Dead

International PEN is shocked by the murder of Michoacán-based newspaper editor Miguel Angel Villagómez Valle on October 9, 2008. More

Anthropologist and Activist Murdered

International PEN is shocked by the murder of the anthropologist, author and indigenous rights activist Miguel Ángel Gutiérrez Ávila, who was apparently beaten to death in Guerrero, Southern Mexico,… More

Journalist Detained for Two Months

PEN is concerned that Jesús Lemus Barajas may be held for legitimate journalistic activities, and that the charges may be a means of ending his newspaper’s criticism of the… More

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