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Afghan Writers and journalists need your help

Afghan Writers and journalists need your help

Afghan Writers and journalists need your help Since the Taliban seized power in Afghanistan in August this year, freedom of expression and many b...

Freedom of Speech for Whom? 9 December 2021, NSW State Library

Freedom of Speech for Whom? 9 December 2021, NSW State Library

In her lecture, Senator Faruqi will reflect on the hypocrisies and double-standards of freedom of speech in Australia. Toxic forces of racism, xe...

Arash Ganji's 11 Year Jail Term and Suppression of Freedom of Expression in Iran.

Arash Ganji's 11 Year Jail Term and Suppression of Freedom of Expression in Iran.

The Iranian regime has demonstrated yet again that they are the sworn enemy of freedom. On Saturday 16 October writer Arash Ganji was summoned to ...

Nobel Peace Prize goes to two journalists

Nobel Peace Prize goes to two journalists

Nobel Peace Prize goes to two journalists Left: Dmitry Muratov at CPJ's 2007 International Press Freedom Awards ceremony, after being presented t...

Calls for the UN to renew Yemen human rights investigatory body

Calls for the UN to renew Yemen human rights investigatory body

Calls for the UN to renew Yemen human rights investigatory body   Photo credit: The U.N. Human Rights Council in Geneva, Switzerland, on August 24...

Burhan Sönmez is elected President of PEN International as Jennifer Clement completes her six-year term

Burhan Sönmez is elected President of PEN International as Jennifer Clement completes her six-year term

Burhan Sönmez is elected President of PEN International as Jennifer Clement completes her six-year term 24 September 2021: Award-winning Turk...

Maria Ressa is a champion for Press Freedom.

Maria Ressa is a champion for Press Freedom.

https://www.smh.com.au/world/asia/she-just-keeps-on-going-duterte-critic-maria-ressa-s-fight-for-press-freedom-20210809-p58h3j.html

PEN Sydney open letter to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)

PEN Sydney open letter to the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)

The family of prisoners who are on hunger strike, outside the court in Erbil.   PEN Sydney is calling on the KRG to release all arrested jour...

URGENT ACTION: Afghan Women Journalists Appeal

URGENT ACTION: Afghan Women Journalists Appeal PEN Friends - please support the MEAA's appeal. DONATE  Afghan media workers and their families are...

You are not alone: 100 years of PEN International Part 1

From the ABC Radio National's Earshot: You are not alone: 100 years of PEN International Part 1 Writers go to prison for the courageous pursuit o...

For the last American soldier:

For the last American soldier:Goodbye GeneralGreet your daughter from the girls of Kabul Tell her about the colorful dance of kites, as if they wer...

Behrouz Boochani: "I didn't want to become a writer. It was a process of becoming."

Behrouz Boochani: "I didn't want to become a writer. It was a process of becoming."

Behrouz Boochani: "I didn't want to become a writer. It was a process of becoming"   Kurdish-Iranian born journalist Behrouz Boochani. (AAP) This...