Writer Received Royal Pardon

International PEN welcomes the release of Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, who was granted a Royal pardon on February 19, 2009, and is now back in Australia. More

Writer Sentenced for Insulting the Monarchy

International PEN protests the three-year prison sentence handed down to Australian writer Harry Nicolaides for "lèse-majesté" (insulting the monarchy) in his 2005 novel Verisimilitude. More

Writer Detained for Insulting the Monarchy

International PEN is seriously concerned about the detention of Australian writer Harry Nicolaides, who is charged with “lèse-majesté”or “insulting the monarchy” for his 2005 novel Verisimilitude. More

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