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Speaking up for Ethiopia in Rio

The following is a statement from PEN Ethiopia Toronto – August 29, 2016 – Ethiopia’s government is known for suppressing independent voices. It routinely jails journalists, opposition leaders, activists, and peaceful demonstrators. During 25 years of undemocratic rule it...

PEN Welcomes the Words of Migrants and Asylum Seekers

14 September 2016 The Nordic PEN Centres are convinced that our societies benefit from all voices being heard. Furthermore, we are concerned that the freedom of expression of migrants and asylum seekers is not being safeguarded by the governments...