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PEN members at human rights conference

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PEN members at human rights conference

Photograph of Paraguayan Centre members gathered for a conference titled Por la Libertad de Expresión y los Derechos Humanos, which took place in Asunción on 2 November 2017 and was held as part of PEN International’s Day of the Dead Campaign – an inititative that was launched on 2 November 2011 as a means of annually commemorating writers and journalists who have been murdered, or who have disappeared, as a result of their work. Among them are: Víctor-Jacinto Flecha, second from the left, vice-president of the Paraguayan Centre (2017-); Nelson Aguilera, fifth from the left, member of the Centre’s Board; and Emi Kasamatsu, fourth from the right, president of the Paraguayan Centre (2007-12; 2017-19). This event, which was the first of this kind held by the Paraguayan Centre, featured talks by well-known journalists, poets and radio hosts, and was widely reported upon in the Paraguayan press.

PEN members at human rights conference

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Miembros PEN en una conferencia sobre derechos humanos

Fotografía de miembros del Centro Paraguayo reunidos en una conferencia titulada Por la Libertad de Expresión y los Derechos Humanos, en Asunción, el 2 de noviembre de 2017, celebrada en el marco de la campaña del Día de los Muertos de PEN Internacional; una inciativa empezada el 2 de noviembre de 2011 para recordar anualmente alos escritores y periodistas asesinados o desaparecidos, por haber ejercido su trabajo. Entre ellos: Víctor-Jacinto Flecha, segundo empezando por la izquierda, vicepresidente del Centro Paraguayo (2017-); Nelson Aguilera, quinto empezando por la izquierda, miembro de la junta del Centro; y Emi Kasamatsu, cuarta empezando por la derecha, presidenta del Centro Paraguayo (2007-12; 2017-19). El evento, el primero de esta clase celebrado por el Centro Paraguayo, contó con charlas de periodistas, poetas y presentadores de radio de renombre, y tuvo un gran impacto en la prensa paraguaya.

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02/11/2017

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Paraguayan Centre

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Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)

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