Writers Released Under Amnesty

PEN International welcomes the release of several dissident writers as part of a presidential amnesty announced on June 2, 2011. Protestors had called for the release of all political… More

Lawyer and Writer Attacked; Fears for Safety

Lawyer and writer Muhannad al-Hassani, who is serving a three-year prison sentence in Adra prison, Damascus, for his human rights work and writings, was attacked and severely beaten on… More

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