Day of the Imprisoned Writer

In the past year, the Writers in Prison Committee (WiPC) of International PEN has monitored the cases of more than 1,000 writers and journalists in 90 countries, 200 of… More

PEN Appeal: Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand

November 5, 2008 His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei The Office of the Supreme Leader Shoahada Street, Qom Islamic Republic of Iran His Excellency Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi Ministry of Justice Park-e Shahr, Tehran Islamic Republic of… More

11-Year Sentence Upheld for Kurdish Journalist

International PEN strongly protests the decision of the Tehran Appeal Court to uphold the 11-year prison sentence handed down to Kurdish journalist Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand on October 23, 2008. More

PEN Appeal: Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand

July 2, 2008 His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei’ The Office of the Supreme Leader Shoahada Street, Qom Islamic Republic of Iran His Excellency Ayatollah Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi Ministry of Justice, Park-e Shahr Tehran,… More

Kurdish Journalist Sentenced to 11 Years

International PEN is shocked by the 11-year prison sentence handed down to Kurdish journalist Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand on June 22, 2008, on charges of "acting against national security" for… More

PEN Appeal: Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand

June 5, 2008 Supreme Leader of the Islamic Republic His Excellency Ayatollah Sayed ‘Ali Khamenei The Office of the Supreme Leader Shoahada Street Qom Islamic Republic of Iran Head of the Judiciary His Excellency Ayatollah… More

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