Fears for Health of Imprisoned Editor

International PEN is seriously concerned about the health of Le Devoir editor Robert Mintya, who has been imprisoned pending trial for alleged forgery since February 2010. Mintya has recently… More

Serious Health Concerns for Two Detained Writers

International PEN is seriously concerned for the health of two detained writers in Vietnam. Writer and activist Tran Khai Thanh Thuy has been detained since October 8, 2009, without… More

Dissident Writers Sentenced

International PEN is outraged by the sentences handed down to six dissident writers in recent days for "spreading propaganda" against the government. More

Crackdown Persists

International PEN is alarmed by another wave of arrests in Vietnam, in which a number of writers and activists have been arrested in recent weeks for their dissenting views… More

Concern for Detained Journalists

Writers Nguyen Hoang Hai and Pham Thanh Nghien are part of a group of writers who were detained during a crackdown against peaceful dissent in Vietnam in August and… More

Detained Writer Ill-Treated

International PEN is seriously concerned about reports that leading Internet writer, poet, human rights defender and member of the pro-democracy group Bloc 8406, Ho Thi Bich Khuong, has been… More