Here is our statement on the Scottish Law Commission’s working draft for defamation reform in Scotland.
We welcome defamation and surveillance expert Nik Williams to Scottish PEN’s Acting Project Manager post.
MSPs, writers, and journalists demand defamation reform to bring law in line with modern technology in event at Scottish Parliament.
The Edinburgh Art Festival starts today, so we’re offering our pick of events that amplify marginalised voices and explore free speech in the digital age.
While the government made a number of concessions to strengthen privacy protections, Scottish PEN does not believe these reforms go far enough to fully protect free expression and privacy.
The university, like the publishing industry, should widen the kinds of writers that they read to include those who are studying them.
Bernardo Otaola reflects on the evolving challenges to freedom of expression in Mexico.
Writers sign open letter calling on the British government to take action to safeguard freedom of expression in India ahead of Prime Minister Modi’s visit to the UK later this week.
Mexican Journalism student Bernardo Otaola Valdes delivered a testimony about writing in his home country at our Day of the Dead event.
If we stand by and collude in our government’s silence we are sending out a signal that writers can be silenced with impunity.