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Campaign for Reader Privacy Sends Open Letter to Congress
PEN joined organizations representing booksellers, librarians, publishers, and writers today in delivering a letter to members of the House and Senate urging them not to re-authorize the sections of… More
PEN Goes to Court to Challenge Patriot Act Exclusions of Foreign Scholars
PEN American Center has joined two national academic associations and the ACLU in filing a lawsuit challenging a Patriot Act provision that the government has used to bar prominent… More
PEN, Rushdie: Extend Pamuk Victory to Other Turkish Writers
PEN, the international association of writers, welcomed the news today that Turkish prosecutors will not proceed with a court case against novelist Orhan Pamuk, but cautioned that more than… More
Statement on sentencing of International PEN Vice President Predrag Matvejevic
The Writers in Prison Committee of International PEN condemns the use of criminal defamation laws that led to the conviction of its vice president, Croatian writer Predrag Matvejevic, to… More