Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Today marks the 30th annual Day of the Imprisoned Writer, a yearly commemoration of writers around the world who have been imprisoned, harassed, or even silenced completely by death.… More

Writer and Editor Sentenced

PEN International protests the four-year prison sentence handed down to Tibetan writer and editor Tashi Rabten (pen-name Te’urang) on June 2, 2011, for his critical writings. More

PEN Appeal: Tashi Rabten

August 18, 2009 His Excellency Hu Jintao President of the People’s Republic of China State Council Beijing 100032 P.R. China Zhang Qingli Secretary of the Tibet Autonomous Regional Party Committee Zhonggong Xizang Zizhiqu Weiyuanhui Lhasashi, Xizang Zizhiqu People's… More

Writer and Editor Detained

International PEN is seriously concerned for the welfare of Tibetan writer and editor Tashi Rabten (pen name: Te’urang), who was reportedly arrested on July 27, 2009. PEN fears that… More