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Writers under threat in an authoritarian age

Writers under threat in an authoritarian age

Right now, journalism is under threat.  While individuals have access to more content than ever before, rapid technological change has facilitated ...
Australian journalist Peter Greste to give "War on Journalism" Address at Sydney Writer's Festival

Australian journalist Peter Greste to give "War on Journalism" Address at Sydney Writer's Festival

Australian Journalist Peter Greste has been announced as PEN Sydney's special guest speaker at this year's Sydney Writer's Festival.  Since 9/11, t...
SSI and PEN Sydney host successful Vivid Ideas debate

SSI and PEN Sydney host successful Vivid Ideas debate

The statement was made: “Artists shouldn’t be restricted by cultural boundaries when creating work”. There was laughter, jeers and cheers in this...
Russian journalist warned by anonymous text messages to stop reporting

Russian journalist warned by anonymous text messages to stop reporting

New York, July 18, 2017. Russian authorities should investigate threatening messages that business reporter Rinat Sagdiyev said he has received, an...
Netizen Report: Working in the Public Interest Can Get You Arrested in Turkey, Myanmar

Netizen Report: Working in the Public Interest Can Get You Arrested in Turkey, Myanmar

by Global Voices Advocacy Netizen Report Team July 10, 2017 Global Voices Advocacy’s Netizen Report offers an international snapshot of challenges...
US free-speech group sues Trump for blocking Twitter users

US free-speech group sues Trump for blocking Twitter users

Reuter’s Dustin Volz reports from Washington that a free-speech group has sued US President Donald Trump for blocking Twitter users from his @real...

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The Sydney PEN Magazine is a print and online publication, with print versions produced to coincide with PEN Forums featuring distinguished speakers held at the Sydney Writers Festival in May and at the Cell Block Theatre in November to mark the International Day of the Imprisoned Writer. It is co-edited by PEN Sydney Vice-Presidents Sandy Symons and Susie Eisenhuth.

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