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PEN: Alarming rise in cases of writers persecuted for their use of digital media

PEN: Alarming rise in cases of writers persecuted for their use of digital media

In the first six months of 2013, PEN monitored over 630 cases of attacks on writers, journalists and bloggers. Of these, around 187 are in prison, some serving sentences of over 15 years. Others are suffering unfair trials, harassment and threats.Every year PEN focuses on five writers from around the world that represent the type...
Independent Chinese PEN Centre complains about London Book Fair

Independent Chinese PEN Centre complains about London Book Fair

In an open letter to the British Council, the Independent Chinese PEN Centre has protested against the invitation of the Chinese censorship authority to organise the Chinese participation in the London Book Fair. We document this letter and join in the protest. Dear Madams/Sirs It has come to our attention that for this month’s London...