Tag: PEN International

  • A Poetry Memorial for Daphne Caruana Galizia (PEN)

    A Poetry Memorial for Daphne Caruana Galizia (PEN)

    Invocation i.m Daphne Caruana Galizia It was not love that planted the bomb, it was not infatuation that led to my pursuit. It was not love that forever changed me, taking me away from them, my children. It was a different kind of annihilation– Daphne of legend, naiad, nymph of blessed places, garnered for Apollo […]

  • ‘Calling a halt to killings in Syria’: Irish Times 28/04/2012.

    Calling a halt to killings in Syria Sir, – Credible reports that Syrian security forces have murdered people who have had contact with UN monitors represent a challenge to all of us. The United Nations acts in our name. If silence represents complicity in the face of crimes against humanity, allowing the UN to be […]

  • Irish PEN , Urgent Need for Constitutional Referendum on Blasphemy In Ireland

    I am linking here to the Irish PEN statement on Ireland’s need for a Constitutional Referendum on Blasphemy. Readers of this blog know that there is a link to the International PEN Statement on Defamation of Religions on the Site, and some links to the 2006-2009 Defamation Bill. I am adding here two links from […]