Roman Sushchenko | Status: Detained | Russia

Roman Sushchenko, a Ukrainian journalist, was detained in Moscow on September 30, 2016, on charges of espionage. He has been detained in Lefortovo Prison since then; the court has… More

HUNGARY: New NGO Law Will Have Chilling Effect on Freedom of Expression

This statement originally appeared on PEN International's website: http://www.pen-international.org/newsitems/hungary-new-ngo-law-will-have-chilling-effect-on-freedom-of-expression/  Hungary Hungary’s new law imposing new restrictions on non-governmental organizations (NGOs) is an attack on the rights to freedom of expression and association… More

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan | Status: On Trial | Turkey

Mehmet and Ahmet Altan were arrested in a dawn raid on September 10, 2016, as part of a wave of arrests of thinkers and writers following the July 15,… More

UGANDA: Drop charges against academic

PEN welcomes the news that prominent feminist academic and activist Dr. Stella Nyanzi was released on bail on May 10, but continues to call for the charges against her… More