Journalist and Publisher Released

International PEN welcomes the release of journalist Ahmed Ghous Zalmai, publisher Mohammad Ateef Noori and Mullah Qari Mushtaq, on March 20, 2010. Zalmai and Mullah Mushtaq were serving 20-year… More

Heavy Sentences for Publishers

International PEN strongly protests the 20-year prison sentence handed down to journalist Ahmed Ghous Zalmai, and the five-year sentence handed down to publisher Mohammad Ateef Noori, for publishing a… 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.