Month: May 2015

PEN Eritrea Launches

PEN Eritrea has officially been established at the 80th PEN International Congress in Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan on first October 2014. The Center joins a global network of writers in over 100 countries across the globe who campaign to promote literature and defend freedom of expression.   The founding members of PEN Eritrea are delighted to announce the official establishment of

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A poem by Amanuel Asrat translated in 12 world languages.

To mark International Translation Day, PEN members from around the world have translated a poem by Eritrean poet and journalist Amanuel Asrat, to demonstrate the significant role translation can play in furthering freedom of expression by highlighting the ongoing plight of journalists in Eritrea. Read the poem in Afrikaans, Bangla, Catalan, Croatian, Dutch, English, Hungarian,

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