Pamuk Prosecutor Arrested, Charged in Plot

Kemal Kerincsiz, the lawyer who tried to prosecute Orhan Pamuk, Hrant Dink, Elif Shafak, and several other writers for “insulting Turkishness,” has been arrested with 32 others following an… More

Call for a Repeal of Article 301 in Turkey

In June 2005, following discussions about Turkey's possible ascension to the European Council, the Turkish government enacted a new penal code. Since its instatement over a year ago, the… More

FIGHT BOOK BANS with PEN AMERICA

Books are being banned at alarming rates across the country. Help PEN America uncover these bans and fight for the freedom to write and read.