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PEN's first Case List

Typed appendix containing PEN International's first Case List, 1960, Rio de Janeiro, f. 1. Until the mid-1980s, PEN's Case Lists were published as an addendum to the minutes of...

Xiaobo bookstand at Tokyo Congress

Photograph of a stand set up to sell books by Liu Xiaobo, co-founder and president of the Independent Chinese Centre (2003-07), at the 76th PEN International Congress in Tokyo,...

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Date:01/10/2010
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Liu Xiaobo's Nobel Prize ceremony

Photograph of Salil Shetty, on the left, Secretary General of Amnesty International (2010-18), and John Ralston Saul, on the right, president of PEN International (2009-15) at the Nobel Prize...

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Date:10/12/2010
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Liu Xiaobo's Nobel empty chair

Photograph of an empty chair in transit to the Nobel Prize ceremony held at Oslo City Hall in Norway on 10 December 2010. This chair was sent to the...

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Date:10/12/2010
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Poster for Oleg Sentsov

Poster created for PEN International's campaign to support the case of the Ukrainian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov. In May 2014, Sentsov was imprisoned in Russia for protesting against the annexation...

Ten year sentence' cartoon by Haldane

Cartoon by the British cartoonist and illustrator David Haldane, which featured in Publish and be Damned!, a book of cartoons for PEN International that was edited by Mark Bryant...

Protest for Liu Xiaobo in Oslo

Photograph of an image of Liu Xiaobo projected onto buildings in Oslo, Norway, above protestors campaigning for his freedom during the Nobel Prize Ceremony held at the Oslo City...

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Date:10/12/2010
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Shahidul Alam at At Home Everywhere

Photograph of the activist and photographer Shahidul Alam speaking at a conference that was co-organised by the Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN, which was held in Rotterdam...

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Date:31/05/2019
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Hamid's tribute to Chenjerai Hove

Photograph of Abazar A. Bagi Hamid performing at a tribute to Chenjerai Hove, which took place during a meeting co-organised by the Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN held...

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Date:31/05/2019
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ICORN map

Map showing ICORN cities of refuge across the world in 2019. ICORN (International Cities of Refuge Network) is an organisation for cities and regions that offer long-term temporary refuge...

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Date:01/01/2019
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Panel at Rotterdam ICORN meeting

Photograph of a panel event taking place during a meeting co-organised by the Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN, which was held in Rotterdam on 29-31 May 2019 under...

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Date:31/05/2019
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Salil Tripathi and Shahidul Alam

Photograph of Salil Tripathi, on the left, Board member of the English centre (2009-13) and chair of the Writers in Prison Committee (2015-), and the activist and photographer Shahidul...

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Date:31/05/2019
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Panel in Lillehammer ICORN meeting

Photograph of panellists at a conference held during a meeting co-organised by the Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN, which was held in Lillehammer from 31 May to 2...

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Date:02/06/2017
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Eide, Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o, and Torner

Photograph of PEN members attending a meeting co-organised by the Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN, which was held in Lillehammer from 31 May to 2 June 2017 under...

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Date:02/06/2017
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Zineb El Rhazoui at joint assembly

Photograph of Zineb El Rhazoui, former columnist at Charlie Hebdo (2011-17), speaking during the joint assembly of a meeting co-organised by the Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN and...

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Date:28/05/2015
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Zineb El Rhazoui at ICORN meeting

Photograph of Zineb El Rhazoui, former columnist at Charlie Hebdo (2011-17), speaking during the joint assembly of a meeting co-organised by PEN International's Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN...

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Date:28/05/2015
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Committee in Bruges

Photograph of the committee who drafted the new Regulations and Rules of Procedure for PEN International (1996-98) meeting in Bruges in 1997. From left to right are: Carles Torner,...

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Date:01/01/1997
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Nawzat Shamdin and Basim Mardan

Photograph of panellists at a meeting co-organised by PEN International's Writers in Prison Committee and ICORN and hosted by the Netherlands Centre, which was held in Amsterdam on 26-28...

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Date:26/05/2015
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Oleg Sentsov at the Frontline Club

Photograph of an event held at the Frontline Club in London on 15 November, the day of PEN International's annually observed Day of the Imprisoned Writer, in 2019. At...

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Date:15/11/2019
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Charlie Hebdo tribute

Photograph of John Ralston Saul, president of PEN International (2009-15), on the left, and Carles Torner, executive director of PEN International (2014-20) and chair of the Translation and Linguistic...

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Date:14/01/2015
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Cathy McCann and Larry Siems

Photograph of Cathy McCann, on the left, former researcher for the Writers in Prison Committee and Writers at Risk Protection Manager (2015-) at PEN International, with Larry Siems, on...

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Date:01/01/2000
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WiPC meeting in Barcelona, 2004

Photograph of delegates at the opening ceremony of a Writers in Prison Conference held in Barcelona on 16-21 May 2004. From left to right are: Carles Torner, executive director...

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Date:21/05/2004
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WiPC conference in Kathmandu

Photograph of delegates at a conference of the Writers in Prison Committee held in Kathmandu, Nepal, in 2000. The delegates who attended this conference were: Diana Ayton-Shenker (American Centre);...

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Date:01/01/2000
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WiPC members in Kathmandu

Photograph of Writers in Prison Committee members in Kathmandu for a WiPC conference held there in 2000. From left to right are: Alexander Tkachenko, founding member and general secretary...

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Date:01/01/2000
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Panel at WiPC's 6th conference

Photograph of panellists at the 6th conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was hosted by the Turkish Centre and held in Istanbul on 2-4 March 2006. From...

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Date:04/03/2006
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Clark and Whyatt at 6th conference

Photograph of panellists at the 6th conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was hosted by the Turkish Centre and held in Istanbul on 2-4 March 2006. Karin...

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Date:04/03/2006
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Recital at the 1st WiPC conference

Photograph of a committee member reciting work at the 1st conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was hosted by the Danish Centre and held in Helsingør in...

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Date:01/01/1996
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In Other Words banner

Photograph of a street view showing the banner that was used for the biennial ICORN Network Meeting and PEN International Writers in Prison Conference, which was held in Lillehammer...

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Date:02/06/2017
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1st conference of the WiPC

Photograph of the 1st conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was hosted by the Danish Centre and held in Helsingør in 1996. Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, then chair of...

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Date:01/01/1996
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Meeting at 1st WiPC conference

Photograph of members at the 1st conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was hosted by the Danish Centre and held in Helsingør in 1996. From second from...

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Date:01/01/1996
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7th WiPC meeting in Glasgow

Photograph of members of the Writers in Prison Committee gathered for their 7th conference, which was held in Glasgow from 3-6 April 2008. The pages that the members can...

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Date:06/04/2008
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Global Forum for Free Expression

Photograph of members of the Writers in Prison Committee gathered for the Global Forum for Free Expression, which also acted as the WiPC's 8th annual conference, that took place...

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Date:04/06/2009
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Orhan Pamuk and Sara Whyatt

Photograph of the novelist and Nobel laureate Orhan Pamuk, on the left, and Sara Whyatt, programme director (1990-2013) and interim executive director (2010-11) of PEN International, on the right....

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Date:04/03/2006
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"Freedom of Expression in Turkey" conference

Photograph of speakers at a panel event on “Freedom of Expression in Turkey Today”, which was held during the 6th conference of the Writers in Prison Committee. From left...

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Date:04/03/2006
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Clark and Wills in Istanbul

Photograph of members at the 6th conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was held in Istanbul from 2-4 March 2006. Karin Clark, chair of the WiPC (2004-09),...

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Date:04/03/2006
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Siems and Tkachenko in Istanbul

Photograph of members at the 6th conference of the Writers in Prison Committee, which was held in Istanbul from 2-4 March 2006. Larry Siems, director of the American Centre's...

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Date:04/03/2006
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Nawal El Saadawi

Photograph of the Egyptian feminist, novelist, psychiatrist and activist Nawal El Saadawi (Nawāl Saʻdāwī). El Saadawi was the first human rights case to be taken up by the Women...

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Submission to UN Human Rights Office

Electronically typed submission from the Vietnamese Abroad Centre to the Office of the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, 21 May 2018, ff. 8. This submission was created...

PEN centre:Vietnamese Abroad Centre  (Văn Bút Việt Nam Hải Ngoại)
Date:21/05/2018
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Protesting Vietnamese activists' sentences

Electronically typed open letter from the Vietnamese Abroad Centre, Oviedo, 6 April 2018; heading: «Letter of Protest Condemning Human Right Violations in Vietnam in light of the Recent Trial...

PEN centre:Vietnamese Abroad Centre  (Văn Bút Việt Nam Hải Ngoại)
Date:06/04/2018
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Postcards supporting Ukrainian writers

Collection of flyers (called 'postcards' in PEN campaigns) created by the Ukrainian Centre in support of four cases of persecuted Ukrainian writers: Mykola Semena, Oleg Sentsov, Roman Suschenko, and...

PEN centre:Ukrainian Centre  (Український ПЕН)
Date:01/02/2019
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Flyer on Sentsov's hunger strike

Flyer (known as 'postcards' in PEN campaigns) created by Ukrainian Centre in September 2018 as part of PEN International's global campaign calling for the liberation of the Ukrainian filmmaker...

PEN centre:Ukrainian Centre  (Український ПЕН)
Date:[2018]
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Empty Chair Campaign in Kyiv

Photograph of the Ukrainian Centre's Empty Chair Campaign, which was staged in Mykhailivska Square in Kyiv on 15 November 2018 - the date of the annually observed Day of...

PEN centre:Ukrainian Centre  (Український ПЕН)
Date:15/11/2018
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Demonstration for Sentsov in Lviv

Photograph of Ukrainian Centre members taking part in a demonstration organised by the Centre that was held during the 2018 Lviv Book Forum, which took place on 19-23 September...

PEN centre:Ukrainian Centre  (Український ПЕН)
Date:23/09/2018
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PEN International press conference in Istanbul

Photograph of PEN International delegates at a press conference held in Istanbul on 15 November 2012. From left to right are: Eugene Schoulgin, president of the Writers in Prison...

PEN centre:Turkish Centre  (PEN Türkiye Merkezi)
Date:15/11/2012
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Restless Himalayas by Dolma Kyab

Front covers of two copies of Sao dong de Ximalayashan (Restless Himalayas) by Dolma Kyab in their Tibetan and Chinese language versions, published in 2007. The Tibetan writer and...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:01/01/2007
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Speaker on Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2016

Photograph of a member of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre speaking at an event organised by the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre for Day of the Imprisoned Writer, 15 November...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2016
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For Freedom and Equality book

Front cover of a book published by the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre and the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and Democracy for Day of the Imprisoned Writer on 15...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2016
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Speaker on World Poetry Day

Photograph of a member of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre speaking at an event organised by the Centre for World Poetry Day on 21 March 2016. This event was...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:21/03/2016
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Presenting on World Poetry Day

Photograph of a member of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre speaking at an event organised by the Centre for World Poetry Day on 21 March 2016. This event was...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:21/03/2016
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2016 speakers

Photograph of guest speakers at an event organised by the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre for Day of the Imprisoned Writer on 15 November 2016. This event was co-organised with...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2016
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Lhoudoup Palsang on Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Photograph of Lhoudoup Palsang, president of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre (2016-19), speaking at an event organised by the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre for Day of the Imprisoned Writer...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2016
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Holding photographs of imprisoned writers

Photograph of guests and members of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre holding up photographs of persecuted writers at an event co-organised with the Tibetan Centre for Human Rights and...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2014
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2015

Photograph of guests and members of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre holding up programmes, reports, and a banner at an event organised by the Centre for Day of the...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2015
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Report on Imprisoned Tibetan Writers

Front cover of a report with the English title "A Report on Imprisoned Tibetan Writers", which was published by the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre for an event held on...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2015
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Day of Imprisoned Writer 2017 flyer

Poster displaying the details of an event held for Day of the Imprisoned Writer on 15 November 2017. This event was co-organised by the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre and...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2018
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Holding the Day of Imprisoned Writer report

Photograph of members of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre holding reports with the English title "A Report on Imprisoned Tibetan Writers", which was issued to guests at an event...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2015
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Drawing of a man by Dolma Kyab

Pencil drawing of a man by Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso), completed whilst he was imprisoned in Chushur Prison in northern Lhasa. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and teacher...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
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Drawing of a woman by Dolma Kyab

Pencil drawing of a woman by Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso), completed whilst he was imprisoned in Chushur Prison in northern Lhasa. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and teacher...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
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Tibetan woman by Dolma Kyab

Painting of a Tibetan nomadic woman by Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso), completed whilst he was imprisoned in Chushur Prison in northern Lhasa. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
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Lion by Dolma Kyab

Pencil drawing of a lion by Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso), completed whilst he was imprisoned in Chushur Prison in northern Lhasa. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and teacher...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
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Tibetan Mastiff by Dolma Kyab

Pencil drawing of a Tibetan Mastiff by Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso), completed whilst he was imprisoned in Chushur Prison in northern Lhasa. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
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Dolma Kyab

Photograph of Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso) in Arig, his home village in the Tibetan province of Amdo, after being released from prison. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:01/01/2015
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Eagle by Dolma Kyab

Pencil drawing of an eagle by Dolma Kyab (pen-name Lobsang Kelsang Gyatso), completed whilst he was imprisoned in Chushur Prison in northern Lhasa. Kyab, a Tibetan writer and teacher...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer with Kirti Rinpoche

Photograph of guests at an event held for Day of the Imprisoned Writer on 15 November 2014. The guest of honour at this event was His Eminence the 11th...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2014
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Lokdun interviewed in Dharamsala

Photograph of Lokdun, vice-president of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre (2016-22), being interviewed during an event held for Day of the Imprisoned Writers, 15 November 2018. This event was...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2018
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Geshe Lhakdor and Tashi Tsering

Photograph of Venerable Geshe Lhakdor, on the left, Director of the Library of Tibetan Works and Archives (LTWA) and a trustee of the Foundation for Universal Responsibility, and Tashi...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2018
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2018, Dharamsala

Photograph of guests at an event held for Day of the Imprisoned Writer on 15 November 2018. Those seated at the table are the guests of honour: Venerable Geshe...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2018
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Day of the Imprisoned Writer 2017, Dharamsala

Photograph of members of the Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre holding reports at an event organised by the Centre for Day of the Imprisoned Writer, 15 November 2017. This event...

PEN centre:Tibetan Writers Abroad Centre  (བོད་ཀྱི་པེན།)
Date:15/11/2017
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Traber's speech on Ken Saro-Wiwa

Typed draft of a text by Barbara Traber titled Text, den ich ungefãhr so an der ETH (vorlas schnell im Zug entworfen), which translates to "Text that I read...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:[1995]
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Imprisonment of Václav Havel

Typed press release by the Swiss German Centre titled "Schweizer Schriftsteller und Schriftstellerinnen fordern die Freilassung von Vaclav Havel", 20 January 1989, Zurich, f. 1. This press release contains...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:20/01/1989
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Disappearance of Václav Havel

Typed press release by Hans Erpf for Swiss German Centre titled "Wo Ist Vaclav Havel?", Bern, 8 April 1989, f. 1. In this press release Hans Erpf, general secretary...

PEN centre:Swiss German Centre  (DeutschSchweizer PEN Zentrum)
Date:08/04/1989
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Eşber Yağmurdereli

Photograph of Eşber Yağmurdereli, honorary member of Swedish, Slovak, Canadian, Czech, American and San Miguel de Allende Centres, and recipient of the 1999 PEN/Barbara Goldsmith Freedom to Write Award....

PEN centre:San Miguel de Allende Centre  (San Miguel PEN)
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Statements from the St Petersburg Centre

Folder containing four statements issued by the Saint Petersburg Centre between January 2017 and June 2018, ff. 5. This document details the Saint Petersburg Centre's stance on four cases...

PEN centre:Saint Petersburg Centre  (ПЕН-Клуб Санкт-Петербург)
Date:01/01/2018
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Press conference in Barcelona

Photograph of PEN members at a press conference held in Barcelona on 21 January 2019. From left to right are: Àngels Gregori, president of the Catalan Centre (2018-), Jennifer...

PEN centre:Catalan Centre  (PEN Català)
Date:21/01/2019
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Interview with Yasemin Çongar

Video of an interview with Yasemin Çongar filmed by the Belgian Dutch-Speaking Centre in Antwerp in December 2019. In this video Yasemin Çongar, translator and former assistant editor for...

PEN centre:Belgian Dutch-Speaking Centre  (PEN Vlaanderen)
Date:01/12/2019
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Liu Xiaobo Poetry Reading

Video of a recital of the Dutch translation of Liu Xiaobo's poem You Wait for Me with Dust, which was filmed by the Belgian Dutch-Speaking Centre in Antwerp in...

PEN centre:Belgian Dutch-Speaking Centre  (PEN Vlaanderen)
Date:01/01/2017
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Interview with Mehmet Altan

Video of an interview with Mehmet Altan filmed by the Belgian Dutch-Speaking Centre in Antwerp in December 2019. In this video the Turkish journalist, human rights activist and academic...

PEN centre:Belgian Dutch-Speaking Centre  (PEN Vlaanderen)
Date:01/12/2019
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Brochure on the Egin Case

Brochure titled "The Egin Case: Closure of a Newspaper" published by the Basque Centre in April 2008. This brochure outlines the timeline of Egin, a Basque newspaper founded in...

PEN centre:Basque Centre  (Euskal PEN)
Date:01/04/2008
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Hadi Butimar and Layla Hassanpour

Photograph of Hadi Butimar, on the right, Layla Hassanpour, on the left, and Laura Mintegi, president (2004-15) and treasurer (2015-) of the Basque Centre, in the centre. Butimar and...

PEN centre:Basque Centre  (Euskal PEN)
Date:01/01/2008
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Basque Centre Board in 2007

Photograph of Basque Centre Board members in 2007. From top to bottom and left to right are: Asel Luzarraga; Urtzi Urrutikoetxea, president (2015-); Paul Bilbao; Teresa Toda; Laura Mintegi,...

PEN centre:Basque Centre  (Euskal PEN)
Date:01/01/2007
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Ricardo Rojas

Photograph of the Argentinian writer and journalist Ricardo Rojas, one of the Argentinian Centre's earliest members. Rojas joined the Radical Party after the overthrow of President Hipólito Yrigoyen on...

PEN centre:Argentinian Centre  (Centro PEN Argentina)
Date:[1930]
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Ricardo Rojas at a writing desk

Photograph of the Argentinian writer and journalist Ricardo Rojas, one of the Argentinian Centre's earliest members. Rojas joined the Radical Party after the overthrow of President Hipólito Yrigoyen on...

PEN centre:Argentinian Centre  (Centro PEN Argentina)
Date:[1930]
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Postcards for imprisoned writers

Two flyers (known as 'postcards' in PEN's campaigns) created by the American Centre as part of their Writers at Risk campaigns. These particular postcards are left blank in order...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/2019
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Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo

Flyer (known as 'postcards' in PEN's campaigns) from one of the American Centre's 2019 campaigns, which called for the release of Wa Lone and Kyaw Soe Oo, who are...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/2019
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Painting of Oleg Sentsov

Painting of the Ukranian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov by the American artist Molly Crabapple, which was created as part of the American Centre's 2017 campaign calling for Senstov's release. In...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/2017
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Oleg Sentsov's case

Front of a flyer (known as 'postcards' in PEN's campaigns) used during one of the American Centre's 2018 campaigns, which called for the release of Ukranian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov,...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/2018
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Campaigning for Oleg Sentsov

Two sides of a flyer (known as 'postcards' in PEN's campaigns) used in the American Centre's 2018 campaign advocating for the release of the Ukranian filmmaker Oleg Sentsov, who...

PEN centre:American Centre  (PEN America)
Date:01/01/2018
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International Writers in Prison Day readings

Invitation to public readings held for the Day of the Imprisoned Writer (called here the "International Writers in Prison Day") on 15 November 1990, outside the Alexander Library, in...

PEN centre:Perth Centre  (PEN Perth)
Date:15/11/1990
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Article on Nelson Aguilera's case

Copy of "El PEN no ve plagio en la novela de Aguilera", Última Hora, 12 October, 2011: 38. This article reports on the Paraguayan Centre's support of Nelson Aguilera,...

Supporting Nelson Aguilera

Photograph of members from the Paraguayan Centre gathered to support Nelson Aguilera, a member of the Centre's Board, who was accused of plagarism in his novel Karumbita: La patriota...

PEN centre:Paraguayan Centre  (PEN Paraguay)
Date:[2011]
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Ma Thida 1994 PEN Case List

Photocopy of the PEN International Case List of 1994 which presents the case of Ma Thida, founding member and president of the Myanmar Centre (2013-16), and PEN International Board...

PEN centre:Myanmar Centre  (ပဲန်မြန်မာ)
Date:01/10/1994
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Article about Ma Thida's emprisonment

Copy of D. Fushman, Katharine. "Ma Thida of Burma, Novelist and Doctor, is Jailed for 'Unlawful Literature'," PEN Newsletter, no. 23 (15 March 1999): 3, describing the work and...

PEN centre:Myanmar Centre  (ပဲန်မြန်မာ)
Date:15/03/1999
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Solidarity with Ashraf Fayadh in Mexico City

Photograph of the audience at a protest event held for Ashraf Fayadh, a Palestinian poet, artist, and curator living in Saudi Arabia, who was sentenced to eight years in...

PEN centre:Mexican Centre  (PEN México)
Date:14/01/2016
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Empty Chair demonstration

Photograph of protesters at an 'Empty Chair' demonstration that was organised by the Latvian Centre and held on 1 February 2019 in front of the Russian Embassy in Riga....

PEN centre:Latvian Centre  (Latvijas PEN)
Date:01/02/2019
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Liu Xiaobo and Liu Xia

Photograph of Liu Xiaobo, on the right, co-founder and president of the Independent Chinese Centre (2003-07), with his wife, the poet, painter and photographer Liu Xia, on the left....

PEN centre:Independent Chinese Centre  (独立中文笔会)
Date:20/05/2005
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Resolution supporting Václav Havel

Resolution issued by the East German Centre (here referred to as PEN Zentrums DDR) in Berlin on 1 March 1989. In this resolution the Centre pledges its support and...

PEN centre:German Centre  (PEN-Zentrum Deutschland)
Date:01/03/1989
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Trump-Putin Summit protest

YouTube compilation of videos of a PEN event titled Writers for Freedom of Speech, which were filmed and produced by Reactor Films in Helsinki on 16 July 2018. This...

PEN centre:Finnish Centre  (Suomen PEN)
Date:16/07/2018
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Writers at Risk report

Extract from a typed report created by the French Centre, Paris, November 1985, f. 1. This report summarises a list of writers in prison cases that the French Centre...

PEN centre:French Centre  (PEN Club français)
Date:01/11/1985
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French Centre's first newsletter

First ever triannual newsletter published by the French Centre titled "Ecrivain en prison - Ecrivains exilés", Summer 1987, ff. 3. This newsletter announces the writers in prison and writers...

PEN centre:French Centre  (PEN Club français)
Date:01/01/1987
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Report on AGM in 1985

Typed report created by the French Centre, Paris, 1 July 1985, f. 1. This report summarises outcomes of the French Centre's 1985 Annual General Meeting, which was held at...

PEN centre:French Centre  (PEN Club français)
Date:01/07/1985
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Fifty Fatullayevs protest

Photograph of a protest group gathered opposite the Azerbaijan Embassy in London for a demonstration that was organised by the English Centre in collaboration with PEN International, Amnesty International...

PEN centre:English Centre  (English PEN)
Date:20/04/2011
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Jiří Stránský

Photograph of Jiří Stránský, poet, playwright, filmmaker, and president of the Czech Centre (1992-2006). Stránský was made a political prisoner under the Communist regime in both 1953 and 1974....

PEN centre:Czech Centre  (České Centrum Mezinárodního PEN Klubu)
Date:01/01/1991
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Cuban writers meeting Václav Havel

Photograph of Cuban delegates meeting Václav Havel, President of Czechoslovakia (1989-92) and first President of the Czech Republic (1993-2003), in Prague on 5 May 2004. From left to right...

PEN centre:Cuban Writers in Exile Centre  (Pen Club de Escritores Cubanos en el Exilio)
Date:05/05/2004
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Bei Ling

Photograph of Bei Ling, co-founder and president of the Independent Chinese Centre (2013-15), speaking on camera about writers imprisoned in China, including the Nobel laureate and another of the...