Why Free Expression Advocates Must Watch Cambodia Closely
Media freedoms help protect other democratic freedoms. Independent voices help ensure healthy civic society. As observers have pointed out, these attacks on the press have gone in tandem with… More
SLAPPs: The Greatest Free Expression Threat You’ve Never Heard Of?
SLAPPs are a prevalent and serious—but still under-acknowledged—threat to free speech and expression. It should never be “unaffordable” to speak up. More
Javier Duarte and the Problem of Impunity in Mexico
Javier Duarte de Ochoa, the notoriously corrupt ex-governor of the Mexican state of Veracruz, was extradited in July from Guatemala to Mexico after six months on the run. More
PEN America joins PEN Myanmar in calling for release of Myanmar photojournalists detained in Bangladesh
Police in Cox's Bazar, Bangladesh, arrested two Myanmar photojournalists, Min Zeyar Oo and Hkun Lat, on assignment in Cox's Bazar for the German magazine GEO to report on the… More