Tag Archives: Day of the Imprisoned Writer

Launch of Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann

On Sunday, 15th November 2020, the new Irish PEN/PEN na hÉireann held an event to mark the Day of the Imprisoned Writer and to launch our new organisation. Strange to say of an online event but: there was a really … Continue reading

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COVID-19 as Weapon

It has not taken long for authoritarian regimes to turn Covid 19 into a weapon. In Turkey, for example, thousands of people who were imprisoned for criminal offences including rape and murder have been released because of the risk of … Continue reading

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