Gao Yu | Status: Continued Harassment | China

Accused of leaking state secrets, Chinese investigative journalist Gao Yu is serving a 5-year prison sentence despite serious health concerns. For now, she has been released from jail because… More

Chen Yunfei

July Featured Case: Chen Yunfei

Chen Yunfei is a performance artist who works at the intersection of human rights activism and art. His art is overtly political, intending to promote the Chinese pro-democracy movement. More

Free Expression Digest: Fri., April 8

Gao Yu hospitalized after raid on home, Gag laws anger Chilean journalists, Bangladesh students protest government inaction over blogger's murder. More

Free Expression Digest: Mon., November 30

TV channel head killed in Afghanistan, Egyptian journalist in custody, and Chinese journalist Gao Yu 'had no choice' but to confess guilt before release. More

Help us defend the freedom to write

Book bans. Censorship. Writers arrested. This Giving Tuesday, help PEN America fight back.

DONATE NOW