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Empty chair for Amanuel Asrat

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Empty chair for Amanuel Asrat

Photograph of the empty chair that was displayed in Place d’Youville for the Eritrean poet Amanuel Asrat, taken on 15 October 2015 during the 81st Congress of PEN International, which took place from 13 to 16 October 2015 in Quebec City. The title of the Congress was Translation = Creation = Freedom. Asrat was arrested in 2001 and is believed to still be incarcerated in a maximum security prison, in Eritrea. From right to left are: Frankie Asare-Donkoh, president of the Ghanian Centre (2013-); Mohammed Sheriff, president of the Sierra Leone Centre and former Board member of PEN International; Frank Mackay Anim-Appiah, executive director of the Ghanian Centre; Marian Botsford Fraser, president of the Canadian Centre (1997-99) and chair of PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee (2009-12); and Solomon Hailemariam, president of the Ethiopian Centre (2016-).

Chaise vide pour Amanuel Asrat

Photographie de la chaise vide installée sur la Place d'Youville pour le poète érythréen Amanuel Asrat, prise le 15 octobre 2015 pendant le 81e Congrès du PEN International, qui a eu lieu du 13 au 16 octobre 2015, à Québec. Le titre de ce Congrès était Translation = Creation = Freedom. Asrat a été arrêté en 2001 et serait toujours emprisonné dans une prison à sécurité maximale, en Érythrée. De droite à gauche: Frankie Asare-Donkoh, président du Centre ghanéen (2013-); Mohammed Sheriff, président Centre de Sierra Leone et ancien membre du Conseil de PEN International; Frank Mackay Anim-Appiah, directeur général du Centre ghanéen; Marian Botsford Fraser, présidente du Comité des Écrivains Emprisonnés à PEN International (2009-12); et Solomon Hailemariam, président du Centre éthiopien (2016-).

Silla vacía para Amanuel Asrat

Fotografía de una silla vacía preparada en Place d'Youville dedicada al poeta eritreo Amanuel Asrat, tomada el 15 de octubre de 2015, durante el 81o Congreso de PEN Internacional, que tuvo lugar del 13 al 16 de octubre de 2015 en Ciudad de Quebec. El Congreso fue titulado Translation = Creation = Freedom. Asrat fue arrestado en 2001 y se cree que sigue encarcelado en una prisión de alta seguridad en Eritrea. De izquierda a derecha: Frankie Asare-Donkoh, presidente del Centro Ghanés (2013-); Mohammed Sheriff, presidente del Centro de Sierra Leonay exmiembro de la junta de PEN Internacional; Frank Mackay Anim-Appiah, director ejecutivo del Centro Ghanés; Marian Botsford Fraser, presidenta del Centro Canadiense (1997-99) y presidenta del Comité de Escritores en Prisión de PEN Internacional (2009-12); y Solomon Hailemariam, presidente del Centro Etíope (2016-).

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15/10/2015

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Quebecois Centre

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Quebecois Centre  (Centre québécois du P.E.N. International)

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