A Report by PEN America Released: 22 September 2016 This report details how the Chinese government is slowly suffocating the foreign press. Visit PEN America’s website to learn more. It is also available for download as a pdf document. [Learn More]
Writing. Reading. Free Expression.
A Report by PEN America Released: 16 January 2015 The deterioration of press freedom has accelerated over the past year in Hong Kong, coinciding with a period of rising political tension. This report brings together news reports, first-person commentary, and legal precedent to expose the shrinking environment for free expression in the territory as it […]
A Report by PEN International Released: 3 May 2013 The culmination of five years of collaborative research among PEN members inside and outside of China, the report is a frank assessment of the climate of freedom of expression in the world’s most populous state. It also provides first-hand accounts of life under the weight of […]
Good literature deepens our understanding of others and of ourselves. At a time when many world leaders are playing on racial and sectarian fears and extolling authoritarianism, PEN Hong Kong joined CUHK to host two events to promote literature. Participants read passages from their favorite books to share love and understanding. The readings were held […]
C0-hosed by the Hong Kong Literary Festival, PEN Hong Kong was officially re-launched with an event at the FCC. WIth the new president of PEN Hong Kong moderating, and a panel made up of other executive committee members, each person explained why PEN is necessary in Hong Kong now. Panelists: Mr. Bao Pu, Publisher at […]
新聞發佈 Press Invitation At a time when Hong Kong and other parts of China face growing challenges to the freedom of expression, PEN, the international organization of writers and others working with the written word, has been re-established in Hong Kong and will be re-launched at the Hong Kong International Literary Festival: Date: November 13, […]
The Galician chapter of PEN International hosted the 82nd PEN International Congress in Ourense, from September 26th to October 2nd 2016. As part of the re-vitalization of the Hong Kong chapter of PEN, three of our delegates participated in this year’s PEN International Congress. Patrick Poon, Kris Cheng and Nicholas Wong were asked to speak […]