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Day of the Imprisoned Writer

State Library of NSW 1 Shakespeare Place, Sydney

When Behrouz Boochani became the Voice of Manus he revealed the chaos and cruelty of a secret regime and made a nation take notice. But five years on from finding freedom in New Zealand who is Behrouz Boochani now?

Words In A War – Writers on the Russia Ukraine War

Alexandria Town Hall 73 Garden St, Alexandria

Where is freedom of speech in the Russian Ukraine war? Has truth been a victim of the conflict? How are Russian and Ukrainian writers, journalists and poets responding to the war?

Tales of the Wind – A night of Uyghur poetry

The Turkish Cultural Centre 33 Gelibolu Parade, Auburn

Join PEN Syden and the Uyghur community for a celebration of poetry, music and food. Guests include: Ahmatjan Osman, Fatima Seyyah and Mamtimin Ala Money raised goes to the World Uyghur Writers Union.

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