• Kiran Desai
    Interview: Author Kiran Desai on Freedom of Expression in India

    Booker-prize winner, Kiran Desai, talks with PEN International’s Sarah Clarke about threats to freedom of expression in India and the role of PEN. The interview was took place at PEN’s 79th Congress in Iceland in September 2013, where Desai spoke on behalf of the newly launched PEN Delhi Centre.

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  • Pablo Neruda
    Freedom of Speech Roundup

    The week’s top news on freedom of expression, journalists in danger, artists in exile, and banned literature. Featured this week: Banned Books Week, PEN International passes resolution on Tibet, Chile investigates Pablo Neruda’s death, and jailed Pussy Riot member on hunger strike.

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  • Rape Protest India
    Land of Darkness

    Vijay Nair explores the outrage from India’s citizens over police corruption and brutality in connect with two high profile rape cases.

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  • Communist Party supporters in Kerala during the campaign season of the 2011 Indian election. Photo: Ranjit Bhaskar/Al Jazeera
    Death and Politics

    The deaths of student activists Sudipto Gupta and Subhojit Das have Indian citizens concerned about freedom of expression in the world’s largest democracy.

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