Home Page > PEN International Resolution on Surveillance and the Protection of Whistleblowers

In September 2013, at the 2013 PEN International Congress in Reykjavik, Iceland, PEN members approved a resolution detailing PEN’s position on the impact of surveillance on free expression, the right to privacy and the protection of whistle blowers. In particular, please see the final recommendation urging:

  • All governments to affirm the value of individual privacy as an essential right and as a necessary prerequisite for the realization of the right to freedom of expression.

Click here to read the entire resolution.