Who’s Afraid of Shirin Ebadi?

Under cover of the international furor over its nuclear activities and its support for Hezbollah, Iran is trying to silence its most prominent human-rights activist, and, by extension, all… More

Tenth anniversary of the death of Ken Saro-Wiwa

Writers around the world in International PEN are commemorating today the life and death of Nigerian writer Ken Saro Wiwa, who was executed ten years ago on November 10,… More

International Women’s Day

In the past decade, the use of the Internet has risen to phenomenal proportions transforming societies world wide. It enjoys huge popular support, with a growth in web… More