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Fears for Writer Hamza Kashgari After Extradition

Writer Hamza Kashgari, who has been extradited to Saudi Arabia to face blasphemy charges, fled to Malaysia on February 7, 2012, after he received death threats following statements he… More

Translator Arrested

Literary translator Mohammad Soleimani Nia has been held without charge since January 10, 2012. The reason for his detention is not known. More

Blogger Maikel Nabil Sanad Released

PEN International welcomes the release of blogger and activist Maikal Nabil Sanad, on January 24, 2012, days after an amnesty was announced by the authorities. PEN continues to call… More

Internet Writer Released

French-Vietnamese university teacher and Internet writer Pham Minh Hoang was released on January 13, 2012. More