PEN Club Français

Le PEN Club français, fondé en 1921, est une association qui promeut la liberté d’expression et de création et qui défend les droits des écrivains, journalistes, éditeurs, traducteurs menacés ou emprisonnés dans le monde du fait de l’expression de leurs idées.

 

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Découvrez les dernières actualités du PEN CLUB Français et International.

Yemen: over 150 NGOs appeal for death sentences of four journalists to be overturned

Wednesday 13 May 2020 - 11:13am (Top) Abdulkhaleq Ahmed Amran and Akram Saleh Al-Walidi (Bottom) Al-Hareth Saleh Hamid and Tawfiq Mohammed Al-Mansouri Arabic version below. Organisations which support human rights, press freedom and journalists are calling on United Nations mechanisms and member states to help save the lives of four Yemeni journalists who were sentenced to death in April 2020 in...

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Joint letter: human rights and cultural groups call for release of Mustafa Gamal

Friday 8 May 2020 - 8:00am Mustafa Gamal We, the undersigned, call for the immediate release of Mustafa Gamal from prison in Egypt. His imprisonment in pre-trial detention is an egregious instance of the Egyptian government’s continuing crackdown on freedom of expression, in violation of international human rights conventions to which Egypt is a signatory. His detention was renewed on 6 May for...

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PEN joins open letter to European Commission regarding SLAPPs

Wednesday 20 May 2020 - 10:31am The Berlaymont, EU Commission | Credit: Jai79 Today, PEN International, Danish PEN, English PEN, German PEN, Norwegian PEN, Scottish PEN and Swedish PEN joined the European Centre for Press and Media Freedom and 18 other organisations in an open letter to the European Commission regarding the threat of vexatious litigation against journalists, activists and...

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Sri Lanka: Drop investigation into award-winning writer Shakthika Sathkumara

Wednesday 8 January 2020 - 2:00pm Shakthika Sathkumara Update - 19 May 2020 On 19 May 2020, Shakthika Sathkumara's case was postponed to 22 September. PEN International continues to call for the charges against him to be dropped. Update #2 to RAN 09/12 PEN International is deeply concerned by the ongoing legal proceedings against award-winning writer, Shakthika Sathkumara, accused of inciting...

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México: Gobierno debe fortalecer medidas de protección a periodistas y eliminar discursos que estigmaticen a reporteros y medios

Lunes 18 mayo 2020 - 4:57pm English version below. Mexico Uno De Los Países Con Más Violencia A La Prensa Londres, 18 de mayo de 2020.- El asesinato de Jorge Miguel Armenta Ávalos, director del periódico El tiempo, las amenazas al periódico Reforma, las recientes investigaciones de la agencia de noticias del estado mexicano Notimex y el discurso estigmatizante a medios y reporteros por parte de...

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Lettre ouverte au ministère égyptien de la Justice

Shady Habash A son Excellence Omar Marwan, ministre de la Justice Nous, soussignés, demandons une enquête transparente sur la détention et la mort de Shady Habash, cinéaste, décédé en prison au début du mois, à l’âge de 24 ans. De plus, nous demandons la libération immédiate de tous les artistes et écrivains qui sont en détention provisoire uniquement pour avoir exercé leur droit fondamental à...

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One Story, One Voice : “Writers in Prison”

La Jindal School of Journalism & Communication (JSJC) et la O.P. Jindal Global University ont organisé une série d’entretiens hebdomadaires en ligne, One Story, One Voice, animés par le Professeur et Vice-Doyen de la JSJC, Kishalay Bhattacharjee. La prochaine émission, prévue pour le dimanche 24 mai à 18h, aura pour objet le thème des « Writers in Prison ». A cette occasion, l'invité de...

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Kirghizistan : soyez solidaires et envoyez des messages à Azimjon Askarov pour son anniversaire

Azimjon Askarov RAPID ACTION NETWORK 15 mai 2020 RAN 03/2020 Le 13 mai 2020, la Cour suprême du Kirghizistan a confirmé la décision d’une cour régionale de ne pas réexaminer la condamnation à perpétuité rendue à l’encontre d’Azimjon Askarov. Condamné après un procès que Salil Tripathi, président du Comité des écrivains en prison de PEN International, a qualifié de « parodie de justice »,...

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Kyrgyzstan: Write in solidarity for Azimjon Askarov’s birthday

Friday 15 May 2020 - 11:43am Azimjon Askarov RAPID ACTION NETWORK15 May 2020RAN 03/2020 On 13 May 2020, the Supreme Court of Kyrgyzstan decided to uphold a regional court’s ruling not to review the life sentence of Azimjon Askarov. Convicted after a trial that Salil Tripathi, Chair of PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee, called “a mockery of justice”, PEN International condemns the...

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Malaysia: cease harassment of journalist Tashny Sukumaran

Tuesday 5 May 2020 - 6:44pm Tashny Sukumaran PEN Malaysia is deeply concerned by the selective targeting of Malaysian journalist Tashny Sukumaran by the authorities for her report in the South China Morning post on 1 May 2020 headlined Coronavirus: Hundreds arrested as Malaysia cracks down on migrants in COVID-19 red zones. On 2 May 2020 she received a telephone call from the Royal Malaysian...

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Honduras: Nuevo Código Penal exhibe a un estado que criminaliza la libertad de expresión y el acceso a la información

Domingo 3 mayo 2020 - 4:07am Honduras Nuevo Código Penal Criminaliza La Libre Expresión En el día mundial de la libertad de prensa, ARTICLE 19, Oficina para México y Centroamérica, PEN Canadá, PEN Honduras, Asociación por la Democracia y los Derechos Humanos (ASOPODEHU), Reporteros Sin Fronteras y PEN Internacional, expresan su preocupación por la entrada en vigor del nuevo Código Penal el...

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Uganda: drop COVID-19-related charges and release Kakwenza Rukirabashaija

Monday 4 May 2020 - 10:25am Author Kakwenza Rukirabasaija PEN International is seriously concerned about the detention and welfare of writer and journalist Kakwenza Rukirabashaija, who is held under charges related to COVID-19 which appear to violate his legitimate free speech. PEN calls on the Ugandan authorities to immediately and unconditionally release him and provide assurances of his...

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