Six Journalists Pardoned and Released

International PEN welcomes the September 3, 2009 release of the six Gambian journalists who were given a two-year prison sentence last month for sedition and defamation after they criticized… More

Six Journalists Jailed for Criticizing President

International PEN is outraged by the two-year prison sentence and heavy fines imposed on six Gambian journalists who criticized President Yahya Jammeh for making inappropriate comments about the unsolved… More

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Book bans. Censorship. Writers arrested. This Giving Tuesday, help PEN America fight back.