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PEN International press conference in Dharamsala

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PEN International press conference in Dharamsala

Photograph of Carles Torner, on the left, executive director of PEN International (2014-20), and Jennifer Clement, on the right, president of PEN International (2015-), at a press conference that was held in Dharamsala in May 2017. Torner and Clement visited the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre as a delegation from PEN International, meeting with Centre members and political figures to discuss international support for Tibetan writers and Tibetan people forced into exile. The delegation also received an audience with His Holiness the Dalai Lama, during which the damage inflicted upon Tibetan land and rivers was discussed and the Dalai Lama gave “full support” to PEN’s efforts in protecting persecuted writers.

PEN International press conference in Dharamsala

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Conferencia de Prensa de PEN Internacional en Dharamsala

Fotografía de Carles Torner, izquierda, director ejecutivo de PEN Internacional (2014-20), y Jennifer Clement, derecha, presidenta de PEN Internacional (2015-), en una conferencia de prensa en Dharamsala, mayo de 2017. Torner y Clement visitaron el Centro de Escritores Tibetanos en el Extranjero como una delegación de PEN Internacional, y conocieron a miembros del Centro y a figuras políticas para discutir el apoyo internacional a escritores tibetanos y a gente tibetana forzada al exilio. La delegación también fue recibida en una audiencia con el dalái lama, durante la que se habló del daño causado a la tierra tibetana y a sus ríos, y el dalái lama expresó su «apoyo total» a los esfuerzos de PEN para ayudar a escritores perseguidos.

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01/05/2017

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Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre

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Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)

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