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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...

Imprisoned Iranian writers update

Imprisoned Iranian writers update

PEN Sydney calls on the newly elected President of Iran, Ibrahim Raisi, to free all members of the Iranian Writers’ Association (IWA) immediately...

Vietnamese-Australian activist Chau Van Kham Still Detained

Vietnamese-Australian activist Chau Van Kham Still Detained

 Chau Van Kham, image supplied by HRW via ABC   In January 2019, Vietnamese-Australian activist Chau Van Kham was arrested in Vietnam and sentence...

PEN Sydney calls for the release of three Iranian writers

PEN Sydney calls for the release of three Iranian writers

  PEN Sydney, Melbourne and Perth Statement On 4th October 2020, three members of the Iranian Writers Association (IWA) - Reza Khandan Mehabadi,...