Rapid Actions

Ten-Year Sentence for Editor

PEN calls for details of the evidence used to convict Mamedov to be made public and for concerns that he is being held in violation of his rights to… More

Journalist Detained for Two Months

PEN is concerned that Jesús Lemus Barajas may be held for legitimate journalistic activities, and that the charges may be a means of ending his newspaper’s criticism of the… More

Dissident Writer Zhou Yuanzhi Detained

International PEN is seriously concerned about the detention of dissident writer and member of the Independent Chinese PEN Center Zhou Yuanzhi, who was arrested on May 3, 2008, on… More