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Donald Trump is cornered and he knows it

Donald Trump is cornered and he knows it

By Anne Summers, an Australian writer based in the United States. Just over three weeks ago in New York I joined an avid and apprehensive au...
Little Bookroom founder championed  the cause of quality reading for children

Little Bookroom founder championed the cause of quality reading for children

[Image credit: Simon Schulter SMS] Albert Ullin OAM was the founder and longtime owner of The Little Bookroom, Australia's oldest specialist childr...
A report on the Wentworth forum on refugee and asylum policy

A report on the Wentworth forum on refugee and asylum policy

On Sunday 14 October, Pen committee members, Gil Appleton and Melissa Bruce attended a forum to discuss refugee and asylum policy which was organi...
"Let them speak"

"Let them speak"

A Myanmar court  sentenced two Reuters news agency reporters, Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, to seven years each in prison for violating the Official Sec...
Pune police raid Hyderabad journalists' homes

Pune police raid Hyderabad journalists' homes

The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns police raids on the homes of Hyderabad-based journalists KV Kurmanath and Kranti Tekula, and calls on...
Truth to power: translating  Behrouz Boochani’s masterpiece

Truth to power: translating Behrouz Boochani’s masterpiece

Sydney academic Omid Tofighian writes about his role as translator of the book, No Friend but the Mountains: Writing From Manus Prison, by refugee...

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