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Angola: Luanda Book Club Activists Conditionally Released

RAPID ACTION NETWORK 08 July 2016                                                                                                                        Update #1 to RAN 07/16 Angola: Luanda Book Club Activists Conditionally Released PEN International welcomes the decision by the Angolan Supreme Court on 29 June 2016 to conditionally release writer...

Ethiopia: Overturn blogger’s prison sentence

  RAPID ACTION NETWORK 23 June 2016                                                                          RAN 12/16 PEN International has learned that blogger Zelalem Workagegnehu’s appeal against his sentence of five years and two months in prison on terrorism charges will be heard on 6 July...

Myanmar: Poet sentenced to 6 months in prison and released

25 May 2016                                                                                         Update #1 to RAN 10/16 PEN welcomes the release of poet and PEN Myanmar member, Maung Saung Kha. Maung Saung Kha was arrested on 5 November 2015 on charges of criminal insult (under Article 505 of...