Eduardo Galindo Peña

Galindo Peña was detained on April 15, 2020 in a warrantless home raid by the National Anti-Extortion and Kidnapping Command and brought to court 96 hours later for writing… More

Jorge Ramos

Jorge Ramos

Journalist and author Ramos was arrested with his team after conducting an abruptly suspended interview with President Maduro of Venezuela in February 2019. They were detained by government officials,… More

Journalist-Activist Shot Dead

PEN International protests the murder of political columnist and activist Wilfred Iván Ojeda Peralta, who was abducted in La Victoria, Aragua state, on May 16, 2011, and found dead… More

Severe Setbacks for Freedom of Expression

International PEN is alarmed by a series of restrictions imposed on the media by the Venezuelan government over the last week that indicates a serious deterioration in the situation… More

Editor and Columnist Shot Dead

International PEN condemns the murder of newspaper editor and columnist Orel Zambrano, who was shot dead on January 16, 2009. More

Newspaper Vice President Shot Dead

International PEN condemns the murder of Pierre Fould Gerges, vice president of Reporte Diario de la Economía, who was shot dead on June 2, 2008. More