The Perth chapter of PEN International

PEN Perth is a non-profit organisation fighting for human rights and freedom of speech.

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SEPTEMBER News – AGM summary and local activities

Contents – Annual General Meeting– Thank you to vacating PEN Perth committee members– Happenings– Upcoming event Annual General Meeting (AGM) On 15SEPT2022, we held our AGM at the Centre For Stories. It was wonderful to see our members gathered to hear about the importance of PEN’s work in advocating for detained writers. We also finalised…

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AUGUST Newsletter – Annual General meeting alert

Contents Annual General Meeting (AGM) Upcoming event Newsflash – support for Salman Rushdie Achievements and other happenings Annual General Meeting (AGM) 2022 Date: 5:30PM, 15/SEPT/2022 Address: Centre for Stories (100 Aberdeen St, Northbridge, 6003) All members and prospective members are welcome but only members can vote. The agenda for the AGM is as follows: 1. …

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JULY newsletter: Asia-focused issue

Contents Opening statement on the Hong Kong National Security Law Breaking news: Executions in Myanmar Writers and articles in focus Activities completed and achievements Upcoming activities Letter-writing campaign Opening statement – 2 years into the Hong Kong National Security Law When Britain handed Hong Kong to China in 1997, the expectation was that Beijing would…

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PEN Perth acknowledges this land’s traditional custodians, the Whadjuk Noongar people. We pay our respects to the Elders—past, present and future—and recognise their ongoing connection to country.

Always was, always will be, Aboriginal land.