Aung San Suu Kyi | Status: Released | Myanmar

Aung San Suu Kyi is a writer and pro-democracy activist and daughter of Burma’s independence hero Aung San. More

Siamak Pourzand | Status: Deceased | Iran

Siamak Pourzand was a journalist and film critic. He was manager of the Majmue-ye Farrhangi-ye Honari-ye Tehran, a cultural center for writers, artists, and intellectuals. More

Nguyen Vu Binh | Status: Released | Vietnam

Age 39, Nguyen Vu Binh is a former journalist who worked for 10 years for Tap Chi Cong (Journal of Communism), the official publication of the Communist Party of… More

Nguyen Xuan Nghia | Status: Released | Vietnam

Nguyen Xuan Nghia, a poet, journalist, essayist, and novelist, served a six-year sentence for "conducting anti-government propaganda" under Article 88 of Vietnam's penal code. The indictment against him cited… More

Mexico Signs New Laws Protecting Journalists

It is encouraging to see that Mexican President Felipe Calderón has signed a new law to protect journalists. It’s the second major step the Mexican government has taken in… More

Enoh Meyomesse: Ma Vie en Prison (français)

Enoh Meyomesse, 57 ans, est l’auteur de nombreux ouvrages et président fondateur de l’Association nationale des écrivains camerounais. Arrêté le 22 novembre 2011, il est accusé d’un triple délit… More

Enoh Meyomesse: My Time in Kondengui Prison

[caption id="attachment_14989" align="aligncenter" width="400" caption="Enoh Meyomesse"][/caption] Enoh Meyomesse is the author of 15 books and a founding member of the Cameroon Writers Association. In October 2011, he ran for office… More