Prominent Jordanian-British Poet Turned Away from New York-Bound Flight
The absence of any grounds for his exclusion raises the troubling possibility that Nasser is being punished and silence on the basis of his opinions and writings. More
PEN Letter Protesting Exclusion of Ilija Trojanov from the U.S.
On September 30, 2013, German PEN member Ilija Trojanov, a Bulgarian-German writer, was denied permission to board a flight from Brazil to the United States. PEN American Center fears… More
PEN Protests Exclusion of Bulgarian-German Writer from U.S.
PEN said the exclusion of German PEN Member Ilija Trojanov calls to mind our country’s checkered history of barring writers whose political views it disfavors, at a time when… More
Colombian Journalist Hollman Morris Granted Visa to Join Harvard Program
A prominent Colombian journalist who was once barred from the United States has been granted a visa to come to this country to study. PEN American Center, the American… More