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PEN International celebrates World Press Freedom Day 2021

On May 3, PEN International joins the global community in celebrating World Press Freedom Day. Proclaimed by the UN General Assembly in 1993, this ...
Situation of Uyghur Writers in China

Situation of Uyghur Writers in China

  Image copyright Sulu.artco, used with permission of the owner Past – dark ages Uyghurs are the traditional land owners of East Turkistan (aka Xi...
No Excuse for Abuse

No Excuse for Abuse

"Online abuse—from violent threats and hateful slurs to sexual harassment, impersonation, and doxing—is a pervasive and growing problem. [...]  B...

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Acknowledgement to Country

PEN Sydney is based on the sovereign lands of the Gadigal people of the Eora nation. We pay our respects to Elders past, present and emerging, and extend that respect to the custodians of the many Countries of this continent upon whose stolen land we live and work.