IRAN: Canadian-Iranian journalist and writer, Maziar Bahari, sentenced in absentia

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 18.05.2010

TURKEY: Publisher and Writer Face Imprisonment

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 01.04.2010

“Our Society Will Be a Free Society” campaign launches online petition

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 05.03.2010

Free expression groups call on Iran to open door to UN rights experts

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 18.02.2010

CALL TO ACTION ON IRAN

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 12.02.2010

OPEN LETTER TO AYATOLLAH KHAMENEI

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 12.02.2010

Free Press and Free Expression Organizations to Iran: Release Jailed Journalists, Writers

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 12.02.2010

International PEN celebrates 50th anniversary of Writers in Prison Committee with year-long campaign

      

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 05.02.2010

TURKEY:  Writer and Human Rights Lawyer Detained

      

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 12.01.2010

IRAN: Canadian-Iranian journalist, writer, film-maker and playwright released

      

Writers in Prison Committee, 02.11.2009

 Iran: International PEN protests the continued detention of Maziar Bahari

      

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.07.2009

 TURKEY: Author Nedim Gürsel Acquitted of "humiliating" religion

      

Writers in Prison Committee, 10.07.2009

 IRAN: Canadian-Iranian journalist, writer, film-maker and playwright detained without charge

      

Writers in Prison Committee, 24.06.2009

IRAN: American-Iranian journalist released      

      

Writers in Prison Committee, 15.05.2009

 IRAN: American-Iranian journalist sentenced       

     

Writers in Prison Committee, 23.04.2009

IRAN CAMPAIGN  MAY 2009

 

Iran Campaign Case Backgrounds

Writers in Prison Committee, 07.04.2009

        

    

Writers in Prison Committee, 13.03.2009

IRAN: American-Iranian journalist detained without charge

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 13.03.2009

IRAN: Serious concern for detained Iranian-Canadian journalist Hossein Derakhshan

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 15.01.2009

Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Request for Details of Activities 

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 28.11.2008

Iran: Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand, Journalist

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.11.2008

Peru: Melissa Rocío Patiño Hinostroza, Poet and student

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.11.2008

Writers and Journalists Killed Since Day of Imprisoned Writer 15 November 2007

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.11.2008

Update 2 - Day of Imprisoned Writer 15 November 2008

       

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.11.2008

15 November 2008 – Day of the Imprisoned Writer - Update 

       

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: 11-Year sentence upheld for Kurdish journalist

       

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Journalist released from prison

       

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Death sentence overturned, re-trial ordered

       

Writers in Prison Committee

Free expression in the Americas: consultation for 2008-09 campaign, Update report – August 2008

       

Writers in Prison Committee

PEN WiPC Materials for International PEN Congress, Bogota

       

Writers in Prison Committee

WiPC Chair's Report July 2007 - July 2008

       

Writers in Prison Committee

International PEN Day of the Imprisoned Writer

       

Writers in Prison Committee

SYRIA: Writer and academic Aref Dalila released

       

Writers in Prison Committee

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee half-year case list (January-June 2008) now available

      

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Kurdish journalist sentenced to 11 years

    

Writers in Prison Committee - 03.07. 2008

TURKEY: Publisher Sentenced Under Article 301

    

Writers in Prison Committee - 23.06. 2008

Ragip Zarakolu - clarification

    

Writers in Prison Committee - 20.06. 2008

AGREEMENT Between The International Cities Of Refuge Network (ICORN) Administration Centre and The Member-City/Region

Writers in Prison Committee - 16.06. 2008

F O U N D I N G   C H A R T E R

Writers in Prison Committee - 16.06. 2008

AGREEMENT Between International Cities Of Refuge Network (ICORN) Administration Centre and International Pen Writers In Prison Committee (WiPC)

Writers in Prison Committee - 16.06. 2008

The Statutes of The International Cities of Refuge Network (ICORN)

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 16.06. 2008

ICORN Request to PEN Centres

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 16.06. 2008

 IRAN: Afghani Women's Rights journalist freed

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 12.06. 2008

75th International PEN Congress, Bogota, Colombia - 17-22 September 2008

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 06.06. 2008

IRAN: Journalist’s Trial Opens Amid Health Concerns

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 05.06. 2008

IRAN: Imprisoned Journalist’s Health Critical

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 19.05. 2008

Second call for joining Europe and Turkey Free Expression Networks

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 05.05. 2008

3 May World Press Freedom Day 2008

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 05.05. 2008

International PEN: Turkey - Article 301 Reforms don't go far enough

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 05.05. 2008

IRAN: Ali Muhaqiq Nasab, editor of a women's rights magazine in Afghanistan, arrested in Iran

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 20 March 2008

TURKEY: Monthly “301” Action – 19 March 2008

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 19 March 2008

TURKEY: Fears that 8 April Trial Hearing Will Lead to Sentencing of Publisher Ragip Zarakolu

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 19 March 2008

8 March 2008 Women's Day Action - Focus on China

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 8 March 2008 – International Women’s Day

Women Writing Under Surveillance in China

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 8 March 2008 – International Women’s Day

CHINA: Serious health concerns for four writers Xu Wei, Jin H ai ke, Yang Zili and Zhang Hongh ai , after prolonged periods of detention; reports of ill-treatment.

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 26 February 2008

Questionnaire for PEN Centres

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 26 February 2008

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee Letter from WiPC Chair, Karin Clark

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 26 February 2008

TURKEY: Monthly “301” Action – 19 February 2008

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 19 February 2008

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee Caselist July-December Now Available

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Karin Clark, International Chair of the Writers in Prison Committee, Invite to PEN Members to Contribute to Evaluation of the Work of the Committee

 

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Amin Ghazaei, writer and student leader detained; fears of ill-treatment and health concerns

 

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Leading journalist and human rights defender Emadeddin Baqi suffers heart attack in prison; serious health concerns

 

Writers in Prison Committee

INVITATION 7TH INTERNATIONAL WRITERS IN PRISON COMMITTEE CONFERENCE, Glasgow, Scotland

 

Writers in Prison Committee

International PEN remembers Hrant Dink, on the first anniversary of his murder on 19 January 2007

 

Writers in Prison Committee - Action - 19 January 2008

TURKEY: Monthly “301” Action – 19 December 2007

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 19 Dezember 2007

International PEN WiPC Chair's Letter

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 13 Dezember 2007

Further details of Activities on 15 November 2007 Day of the Imprisoned Writer

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 12 Dezember 2007

Call for action on Book Censorship in Iran

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 10 Dezember 2007

IRAN: Two journalists and women’s rights defenders, Maryam Hosseinkhah (f) and Jelveh Javaheri (f) detained for their online articles

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 05 Dezember 2007

INTERNATIONAL PEN WRITERS IN PRISON COMMITTEE DAY OF THE IMPRISONED WRITER

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 30 November 2007

SEASONS GREETINGS CARD ADDRESS LIST WRITERS IN PRISON OR THEIR FAMILIES - November 2007 - Update

 GUIDANCE ON WRITING LETTERS TO WRITERS IN PRISON (OR UNDER THREAT)

Writers in Prison Committee - 29 November 2007

TURKEY: Monthly “301” Action – 19 November 2007

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 19 November 2007

7th International PEN Writers in Prison Committee Conference 4-6 April 2008 – Glasgow

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 16 November 2007

Iranian Kurdish journalist Mohammad Sadiq Kabudvand detained; reports of ill treatment

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 15 November 2007

Death sentence against Iranian Kurdish journalist Adnan Hassanpour upheld by Supreme Court

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 14 November 2007

International PEN Day of the Imprisoned Writer 15 November 2007

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 14 November 2007

INTERNATIONAL PEN WRITERS IN PRISON COMMITTEE CAMPAIGN: DEFAMATION AND ‘INSULT’: WRITERS REACT

 

Writers in Prison Committee - 07 November 2007

Request for comments on PEN communications strategy

Writers in Prison Committee - 31 October 2007

IRAN:Leading journalist and human rights defender Emadeddin Baqi detained; fears of ill treatment

Writers in Prison Committee - 31 October 2007

IRAN:  Economic journalist Ali Farahbakhsh released on ‘conditional bail’

Writers in Prison Committee - 31 October 2007

TURKEY: PEN Protests Sentences under Article 301 - Correction

 An alert issued on 11 October 2007 on convictions under Article 301, referred to the case of Ragip Zarakolu, currently on trial under the same law. Please note that the book for which Zarakolu is being prosecuted is George Jerjian’s History Will Set us Free /Turkish-Armenian Conciliation. The next hearing is set for 5 December 2007.

 For further details contact Sara Whyatt at the Writers in Prison Committee London Office: Brownlow House, 50/51 High Holborn, London WC1V 6ER UK Tel: + 44 (0) 20 7405 0338  Fax: + 44 (0) 20 7405 0339  e-mail: wipc@internationalpen.org.uk

Writers in Prison Committee - 12 October 2007

TURKEY: PEN Protests Sentences under Article 301

Writers in Prison Committee - 12 October 2007

DAY OF THE IMPRISONED WRITER: 15 NOVEMBER 2007

Writers in Prison Committee - 09 October 2007

PRELIMINARY INVITATION 7TH INTERNATIONAL WRITERS IN PRISON COMMITTEE CONFERENCE  Glasgow, Scotland

Writers in Prison Committee - 28 September 2007

TURKEY Joint Action (International PEN, ARTICLE 19 and IPA call for abolition of Article 301)

 

International PEN - September 2007

INTERNATIONAL PEN VACANCY

 

International PEN - September 2007

IRAN: Iranian-American academic Haleh Esfandiari (f) released on bail; Kian Tajbakhsh still detained

 

International PEN - September 2007

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee Half Year Case List - January-June 2007

 

International PEN – Writers in Prison Committee, September 2007

A deep shock to International PEN

Hilde Keteleer On behalf of the Writers in prison Committee Flanders

International PEN – Writers in Prison Committee, 10.08.2007

IRAN: Death sentence against Iranian Kurdish journalist Adnan Hassanpour confirmed

 

International PEN – Writers in Prison Committee, 03.08.2007

Resolutions passed at the Assembly of Delegates of International PEN meeting at its 73rd Congress in Dakar, Senegal, 4-11 July 2007

 

International PEN – Writers in Prison Committee, 31.07.2007

International Congress, Dakar, July 2007 – Press Release and Resolutions

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 31.07.2007

IRAN: Iranian Kurdish journalist Adnan Hassanpour sentenced to death

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 31.07.2007

TURKEY: Monthly “301” Action – 19 June 2007 (Update)

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 19.06.2007

Insult Laws in Europe – a Silent Threat:  5th Gathering in Istanbul for Freedom of Expression

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.06.2007

TURKEY: Monthly “301” Action – 19 June 2007

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 14.06.2007

IRAN:  Imprisoned economic journalist Ali Farahbakhsh seriously ill

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 13.06.2007

IRAN: Two prominent Iranian-American academics detained under national security laws; fears of ill-treatment

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 06.06.2007

IRAN: Iranian Kurdish journalist Kaveh Javanmard sentenced to two years in prison

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 31.05.2007

A number of PEN Centres are staging monthly actions calling for the abolition of Article 301 of the Turkish Penal Code (Insult to the state) on and around 19th of each month, marking the day of the murder of Hrant Dink

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 21.05.2007

INTERNATIONAL PEN WRITERS IN PRISON COMMITTEE CRIMINAL DEFAMATION AND INSULT CAMPAIGN NEWSLETTER 

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 11.05.2007

TURKEY: Trial Against Publisher Ragip Zarakolu Ends with Acquittal

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 10.05.2007

Azerbaijan: Writer Rafiq Tagi and Newspaper Editor Samir Sadagatoglu Served Heavy Sentences for “inciting religious hatred”

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 10.05.2007

IRAN: Prominent women writers and journalists amongst six women’s rights activists to receive lengthy prison terms

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 03.05.2007

Advance Notice - 7th International Writers in Prison Committee Conference 2008

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 27.04.2007

ELECTION FOR CHAIR OF THE INTERNATIONAL PEN WRITERS IN PRISON COMMMITTEE

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 24.04.2007

Turkey: Murders of three people at Christian Publishing House

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 19.04.2007

Re: Turkey 301 Appeal

 

Message from WiPC Chair, Karin Clark , 02.04.2007

Turkey: Update – Agos Trials Continue

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 02.04.2007

IRAN: Iranian Kurdish journalist Kaveh Javanmard detained; fears of ill treatment

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 29.03.2007

IRAN: Author, translator and barrister Nasser Zarafshan released

 

Writers in Prison Committee, 26.03.2007

IRAN:  Economic journalist Ali Farahbakhsh detained; health concerns

 

Writers in Prison Committee

SOMALILAND: Three journalists given prison sentences in connection with allegations of corruption by President

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Deadline for Resolutions to be presented to the Assembly of Delegates, 73rd International PEN Congress 2007, Senegal , 4-11 July 2007

 

Writers in Prison Committee

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee 8 March 2007 – International Women’s Day

 

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Iranian Kurdish journalist Adnan Hassanpour detained; fears of ill treatment

 

Writers in Prison Committee

International PEN Writers in Prison Committee Newsletter No. 32

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Commemorating Hrant Dink – 28 February 2007 – Update 2

Hrant Dink Commemoration

Hrant Dink Commemoration – Appendix 1

 

Writers in Prison Committee

IRAN: Iranian Kurdish journalist, human rights activist and Kurdish PEN member Sherko Jihani released; still facing charges.

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Writers in Prison Committee Caselist – July to December 2006 – Now Available

Caselist in PDF-Format

Writers in Prison Committee

Murder of Hrant Dink Leads to Renewed Calls for Repeal Article 301 of the Penal Code

 

Writers in Prison Committee

The Last Article of Hrant Dink

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Murder of Hrant Dink – strategy

 

Writers in Prison Committee

PEN Statement on the Murder of Hrant Dink in Turkey

 

Writers in Prison Committee

SEASONS GREETINGS CARD ADDRESS LIST

 

Writers in Prison Committee

TURKEY ACTION - IMMINENT AMENDMENT/REPEAL OF ARTICLE 301

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Turkey: Trial of Author Elif Shafak Set for 21 September 2006

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Turkey: Writer Perihan Magden Acquitted

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Turkey: President Necdet Sezer Approves Amendments to the Anti Terror Law

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Turkey: Editor Hrant Dink Sentence under Article 301 upheld

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Turkey: Author Elif Shafak , her Publisher and Translator Facing Trial

 

Writers in Prison Committee

Turkey: Writer Perihan Magden On Trial for Supporting Conscientious Objector

Writers in Prison Committee - London Office

International PEN Remembers Nigerian Author, Ken Saro Wiwa on the 10th Anniversary of his Execution and Commemorates all Writers Still Under Attack World Wide
(Canadian-PEN-Letter for downlaoding as Word.doc)
 
WiPC of International P.E.N
Writer and women's rights activist Dr. Roya Toloui (f) released on bail 
 
 
WiPC of International P.E.N
Support for Ms. Roya Tilooi from WiPC of International P.E.N