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14.11.2018Empty Chairs. Campaign in support of Ukrainian hostages of Kremlin

On the 15th of November at 14:00 in Kyiv, Ukrainian Centre of PEN International and Center for Civil Liberties organizing “Empty Chairs” Campaign in support of Ukrainian political prisoners in Russia and Crimea, … читати далі

13.11.2018Chinese professor Guo Quan released

Chinese writer and professor, human rights activist Guo Quan was released yesterday due to expiry of his 10-year imprisonment, his colleague Zhang Yu reports.
Guo Quan, … читати далі

05.11.2018Statement of the Ukrainian Centre of PEN International on the murder of Kateryna Gandziuk

PEN Ukraine urges Ukrainian law enforcement institutions to take all necessary measures to bring the perpetrators of the murder of Kherson public and political activist Kateryna Gandziuk to justice. … читати далі

02.11.2018Statement of PEN Ukraine regarding Russian sanctions list

PEN Ukraine is deeply concerned about the inclusion of our colleague, member of PEN Ukraine, a well-known journalist and publicist Vitaly Portnikov in the sanctions lists of the Russian Federation. … читати далі

31.10.2018Mykola Riabchuk delivered a lecture on freedom of speech in Ukraine

 
On October 30, Mykola Riabchuk, the president of PEN Ukraine and a visiting scholar at the Center of Russain and Eurasian Stidies at Uppsala University delivered a lecture at the IRES on “‘Hybrid Censorship’ During the ‘Hybrid War’: Freedom of Speech and Expression in the Post-Euromaidan Ukraine”. … читати далі

19.10.2018PEN Ukraine is awarding three grants for translation of the book of stories by Oleg Sentsov into foreign language

PEN Ukraine in cooperation with the International Renaissance Foundation announces a competition for translation of Oleg Sentsov’s book of stories into three foreign languages – i.e., … читати далі

08.10.2018PEN International condemns horrific killing of Bulgarian journalist Viktoria Marinova

Responding to news that Viktoria Marinova, a Bulgarian journalist who reported on an investigation into alleged corruption involving EU funds, was brutally murdered, Carles Torner, … читати далі

05.10.2018Oleg Sentsov announced the end of his hunger strike

Oleg Sentsov will end his hunger strike tomorrow, October 6, due to the threat of force feeding.
He announced it in the letter, which he passed through his lawyer Dmitry Dinze. … читати далі

01.10.2018PEN International calls on India to safeguard freedom of expression as the 84th PEN Congress closes in Pune, India

29 September 2018, Pune City – In recent years India’s climate for free expression has severely deteriorated, with writers, journalists and social media users finding themselves increasingly under attack, … читати далі

01.10.2018The Regional Administration of Kharkiv and PEN Ukraine have established a Literary Residence

The Literary Residence in Kharkiv is a project of the regional administration of the city and the Ukrainian center of PEN International.
“We supported the initiative at once. … читати далі

20.09.2018PEN Ukraine urges the Prosecutor General’s Office to stop pressure against journalists

To Prosecutor General of Ukraine
Lutsenko Y.V.
Attempts to put pressure on Natalia Sedletska, the editor-in-chief of the “Schemes: Corruption in Detail” investigation program and Kristina Berdinskikh journalist of the “Novoe Vremya” … читати далі