Myanmar: PEN’s Writers for Peace Committee supports the calls of the UN for peace, respect and justice for all in the country

5 September 2018 – We, the Writers for Peace Committee (WfPC) of PEN International are deeply troubled by the findings of United Nation’s Independent International Fact-Finding Mission report which details crimes systematically carried out by the Myanmar military against ethnic communities in Kachin, Shan and Rakhine states which “undoubtedly amount […]

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BANGLADESH: Photographer and activist detained; concerns for health

RAPID ACTION NETWORK 29 August 2018                                                                                                                     RAN 06/18  BANGLADESH: Photographer and activist detained; concerns for health PEN International and Freemuse protest the continued detention of award-winning photographer, writer and activist Shahidul Alam. Plainclothes police from the Detective Branch forcibly took Alam from his home during the night on 5 August […]

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Bangladesh: authorities must immediately and unconditionally release writer and photographer Shahidul Alam

 Writer, photographer and activist Shahidul Alam The arrest of award-winning writer, photographer and activist, Shahidul Alam, on 5 August 2018 shines a light on the dangerous escalation of the government’s crackdown on dissenting voices, said PEN International today as it called for his immediate and unconditional release. Salil Tripathi, Chair […]

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