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Empty Chair for Razan Zaitouneh

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Empty Chair for Razan Zaitouneh

Poster used for the empty chair dedicated to Syrian blogger and human rights activist Razan Zaitouneh, 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. Zaitouneh, who won multiple awards for her championing of freedom of speech, was abducted alongside many collegues on 9 December 2013, presumably because they had been documenting human rights violations in Syria. She has not been heard of ever since. The portrait was drawn by Maxine Young.

Chaise vide pour Razan Zaitouneh

Affiche utilisée pour la chaise vide dédiée à la blogueuse et militante syrienne des droits de la personne Razan Zaitouneh, 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. Zaitouneh, récipiendaire de nombreux prix pour sa défense du droit à la liberté d'expression, a été enlevée, avec plusieurs de ses collègues, le 9 décembre 2013, vraisemblablement en lien avec leur documentation des violations des droits de la personne en Syrie. Aucune nouvelle d'elle n'a fait surface depuis. Le portrait est une oeuvre de Maxine Young.

Silla Vacía para Razan Zaitouneh

Cartel usado para la silla vacía dedicada a la bloguera y activista por los derechos humanos sirio Razan Zaitouneh, 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. Zaitouneh, ganadora de varios premios por su defensa de la libertad de expresión, fue abducida con compañeros suyos el 9 de diciembre de 2013, presumiblemente por haber documentado violaciones de los derechos humanos en Siria. Nunca más se ha sabido nada de ella. El retrato es obra de Maxine Young.

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02/06/2017

Creator:

Maxine Young

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