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PEN South Africa

PEN South Africa

PEN is a non-politically aligned organisation representing South African, defending free-expression and encouraging literature. 
Disagreement cannot extend to censorship
Disagreement cannot extend to censorship
While it is alarming, it is not entirely unexpected that debate around the film Inxeba has descended into threats of violence and the cancellation...
Writers rally around the author who dared to admire Rushdie
Writers rally around the author who dared to admire Rushdie
On Wednesday March 18, writer Zainub Priya Dala was violently attacked after she left her hotel during the Time of the Writer Festival in Durban. A...
Violent intimidation of writers must not be tolerated
Violent intimidation of writers must not be tolerated
On Wednesday March 18 author, Zainub Priya Dala was violently attacked as she left her hotel during the Time of the Writer Festival in Durban. A...