PEN Melbourne acknowledges the Traditional Owners of the land, the Boon Wurrung and Woi Wurrung peoples of the Kulin Nation and recognises that sovereignty of this land was never ceded.

CHINA Action: YANG Hengjun

International PEN Melbourne Centre CHINA ACTION – YANG Hengjun

April 10, 2021
ACTION: Uluru Statement from the Heart

ACTION: Support for a Voice to Parliament to be Enshrined in the Constitution

April 10, 2021
ACTION: WRITE to Selahattin Demirtaş

TURKEY: ACTION Write to Selahattin Demirtaş

April 10, 2021
Summer 2020-21

PEN Melbourne Journal Summer 2020-21

November 25, 2020
Drop the prosecutions

The cost of courage: Australia must do more to protect whistleblowers

April 13, 2021
 “When a government turns off the internet, it means that it knows the truth is its enemy.”


April 12, 2021
Claire G. Coleman, 2021 Judith Rodriguez IWD Presentation

PEN Melbourne International Women’s Day, 2021 Judith Rodriguez IWD Presentation Claire G. Coleman

April 12, 2021

Arrest and imprisonment of Arash Ganji in Iran.

March 4, 2021
Why Join PEN?

Why Join PEN? (Articles)

February 19, 2021

Assange Verdict, ‘Severe Blow to Press Freedom’: Chomsky

February 18, 2021

Assange Updates and 25 Major Human Rights Groups Sign Letter To Biden To Drop Indictment

February 19, 2021

Liu Xiaobo Anniversary: Take Action for Yang Hengjun

December 11, 2020
TURKEY Dear Ahmet Altan, your magic is stronger than their walls

Letter to a brave writer imprisoned in Turkey for telling the truth on Erdogan’s regime and refusing to submit to evil. His freedom denied must concern us all

February 22, 2021
Analogue Iran by Ali MC

PEN Connections

February 19, 2021
Nasrin released: "Hoping for the release of all political prisoners"

Nasrin Sotoudeh released on temporary leave

November 8, 2020
Iran Isolating Women Political Prisoners

Iran Moving Women Political Prisoners to Jails with “Common Criminals”

October 25, 2020
Nasrin moved to notorious Gharchak Prison

Iran: Nasrin Sotoudeh Transferred to Notorious Gharchak Prison

October 29, 2020
Kylie Moore-Gilbert released

Kylie Moore-Gilbert released from Iran jail

November 26, 2020

Prominent Iranian Writers Sent to Prison for Peaceful Dissent

October 29, 2020

The Australian Centres of PEN International condemn charges against Maria Ressa and reporter Reynaldo Santos Jr

March 13, 2021

A Statement from PEN Melbourne in support of Belarusian PEN and Svetlana Alexievich

September 24, 2020
11 Nov at The Wheeler Centre

11 Nov at The Wheeler Centre: Maria Ressa : Freedom and Fakery in the Philippines Today

October 29, 2020

Farhad Bandesh walks free

December 11, 2020