Visit PEN International's website

This is a site-wide search. If you’re looking for specific collection pieces, please use Search the Collection.

Menu

Empty Chair for Idris Said Aba Arre

© PEN International
transparent
© PEN International

Empty Chair for Idris Said Aba Arre

Poster used for the empty chair dedicated to Eritrean writer Idris Said Aba Arre, and signed by the members of various Centres during the biennial ICORN Network Meeting and PEN International Writers in Prison Conference, which was held in Lillehammer from 31 May to 2 June 2017 and titled In Other Words. Aba Arre was arrested in October 2001 after having voiced criticisms against the government of Eritrea. He has been detained incommunicado, without charges, ever since. The portrait was drawn by Maxine Young.

Chaise vide pour Idris Said Aba Arre

Affiche utilisée pour la chaise vide dédiée à l'écrivain érythréen Idris Said Aba Arre, et signée par les membres de plusieurs Centres durant la rencontre biannuelle du réseau ICORN et du Comité des Écrivains en Prison de PEN International, qui s'est tenue à Lillehammer du 31 mai au 2 juin 2017 sous le titre In Other Words. Aba Arre a été arrêté en octobre 2001 après avoir émis des critiques à l'endroit du gouvernement d'Érythrée. Il est détenu au secret depuis, sans qu'aucune accusation n'ait été portée contre lui. Le portrait est une oeuvre de Maxine Young.

Silla Vacía para Idris Said Aba Arre

Cartel usado para la silla vacía dedicada al escritor eritreo Idris Said Aba Arre, firmado por miembros de varios Centros durante la reunión bienal conjunta entre ICORN y el Comité de Escritores en Prisión de PEN Internacional, celebrada en Lillehammer del 31 de mayo al 2 de junio de 2017, con el título In Other Words. Aba Arre fue detenido en octubre de 2001 después de haber criticado el gobierno de Eritrea. Ha permanecido incomunicado, sin cargos, desde entonces. El retrato es obra de Maxine Young.

Date:

02/06/2017

Creator:

Maxine Young

Belongs to:

PEN International

Format:


Language:


Place:

unknown

More from the PEN International Collection

Empty Chair for Oleg Sentsov

© Maxine Young

P.E.N. Im Exil

© Gunter Rambov

Galsworthy, Dawson-Scott and Ould

©

Krikorian, Onderoglu and Whyatt at the UN

© Sara Whyatt

Empty Chair for Razan Zaitouneh

© Maxine Young

Poster for Oleg Sentsov

© PEN International

Ten year sentence’ cartoon by Haldane

© David Haldane

IFEX’s Day to End Impunity poster

©

H. G. Wells

©

2003 PEN Congress poster

© PEN International

Empty Chair for Aslı Ceren Aslan

© Maxine Young

Empty Chair for Dawit Isaak

© Maxine Young

Discover more:

1 PEN and ICORN meeting in Brussels

Image

See archive details
2 Guest writer Bàssem an-Nabrís

Image

See archive details
3 PEN and ICORN members in Belgrade

Image

See archive details
4 Empty Chair for Vladimir Kozlov

Image

See archive details
5 Eide, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong’o, and Torner

Image

See archive details
6 ICORN meeting for Shahrazad project

Image

See archive details
7 Empty Chair for Ilham Tohti

Image

See archive details
8 Empty Chair for Aslı Ceren Aslan

Image

See archive details
9 Empty Chair for Oleg Sentsov

Image

See archive details
10 Empty Chair for Raif Badawi

Image

See archive details
11 ICORN map

Image

See archive details
12 PEN, ICORN, and Eaten Fish

Image

See archive details
13 Nawzat Shamdin and Basim Mardan

Image

See archive details
Copy of Chistok Melong

Image

Read the full story
The Ghanaian PEN 2001

Image

Read the full story
The Cosmopolitanism of the P.E.N. article

Image

Read the full story