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Empty Chair for Ilham Tohti

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Empty Chair for Ilham Tohti

Poster used for the empty chair dedicated to Uyghur writer Ilham Tohti, 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. Tohti was arrested in January 2014 and condemned to a life sentence under charges of “separatism”. He is member of the Uyghur Centre, and laureate of the PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award 2014. The portrait was drawn by Maxine Young.

Chaise vide pour Ilham Tohti

Affiche utilisée pour la chaise vide dédiée à l'écrivain ouïgour Ilham Tohti, 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. Tohti a été arrêté en janvier 2014 et condamné à la prison à vie pour «séparatisme». Il est membre du Centre ouïgour, et lauréat du prix PEN/Barabara Goldsmith Freedom to Write 2014. Le portrait est une oeuvre de Maxine Young.

Silla Vacía para Ilham Tohti

Cartel usado para la silla vacía dedicada al escritor uyghur Ilham Tohti, 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. Tohti fue detenido en enero de 2014 y condenado a cadena perpetua, acusado de «separatismo». Es miembro del Centro Uyghur y ganador del premio PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write 2013. El retrato es obra de Maxine Young.

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02/06/2017

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Maxine Young

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