On Thursday 12th December, the High Court passed a preliminary ruling on the defamation action brought by Arron Banks against the investigative journalist, Carole Cadwalladr. Here is a statement we co-signed calling for the action to be dropped.
On Thursday 12th December, EU Heads of State will come together for the meeting of the European Council. Scottish PEN joins 11 rights and journalist organisations calling for the European community to hold Maltese Prime Minister, Joseph Muscat to account for political interference in the investigation into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia.
Read the opening statement by Matthew Caruana Galizia read out in the first day of the public inquiry into the assassination of Daphne Caruana Galizia
Scottish PEN joined press freedom organisations calling for protections against the abuse of defamation law to silence journalism and public scrutiny.
These poems explore the meaning of place in a world of full of change. Freely mixing Scots, Standard English and American slang, they create their own idiom to demand “a change of address.”
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