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December 9, 2016
Press release regarding action brought against Andy Wightman MSP 24-02-2017 // Read on for the full text of the press release.
James Kelman looks at the recent history of the Kurdish people’s oppression by Turkey and complicit European nations.
James Kelman argues that if we are to defend writers in exile, we should look at how people are also censored and marginalised inside the UK.
James Kelman argues that if we are to support Kurdish writers, we should demand proper media coverage and fully engage with their political cause.
A previously unpublished essay by James Kelman on the relationship between artists, the working class, and fighting injustice.
We’re commissioning writers to deliver creative workshops to marginalised communities around Scotland.
A found-words poem made in our Book Week Scotland workshop, which simulated censored conditions to raise awareness about silenced writers.
Marjorie Lotfi Gill explores what censorship means for her when writing about friends, family, and the Iranian Revolution.
Scottish PEN’s president recounts stories about freedom of expression that we heard at PEN International’s annual conference.
Edinburgh-based writer Alice Tarbuck wrote a found words poem from keywords that alert the US government to terrorist threats.