January Featured Cases: Writers Under Threat in Turkey

In a small initial victory for free expression, prominent writer and journalist Asli Erdoğan and distinguished translator Necmiye Alpay were granted a provisional release from detention after spending more… More

December Featured Cases: Creative Artists At Risk

Throughout the past year, disturbing violations of the right to create, access, and enjoy the arts have occurred across the globe. Dozens of creative artists are currently serving prison… More

May Featured Case: Ahmed Naji

This month, PEN features the case of 2016 PEN/Barbey Freedom to Write Award winner Ahmed Naji, whose case is emblematic of the widening and escalating crackdown on free expression… More