Journalists Receive Pre-Election Death Threats

César Levano and Arturo Belaúnde, editor and president of the Board, respectively, of the daily newspaper La Primera, have both received death threats prior to the second round of… More

Newspaper Editor Jailed for Defamation

International PEN protests the one-year prison sentence handed down to Nor Oriente editor Alejandro Carrascal Carrasco on January 12, 2010, for alleged “aggravated defamation” of a local official in… More

Poet Melissa Rocío Patiño Hinostroza Released

International PEN welcomes the release pending trial of the 20-year-old poet Melissa Rocío Patiño Hinostroza, who was released from maximum-security prison on May 8, after 70 days’ detention. More