Editor Raif Badawi Faces “Apostasy” Charges

PEN is deeply concerned by a judge’s recommendation, made on December 25, 2013, to refer the editor Raif Badawi to the General Court on charges of apostasy. If convicted,… More

Two Poets Detained; Fears for Safety

PEN protests the arrest of poets and lyricists Fatemeh Ekhtesari and Mehdi Moosavi, who have been held in Section 2A of Tehran’s Evin prison since December 7, 2013, apparently… More

PEN.org Honored with Interactive Media Award

PEN American Center is pleased to announce that the newly redesigned PEN website, www.pen.org has won Interactive Media Council’s IMA Outstanding Achievement Award in the category of advocacy. The… More

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