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STATEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE CENTER OF INTERNATIONAL PEN ON FREE EXPRESSION IN MYANMAR

FREE THE POETS OF MYANMAR Since Day One of the military junta in Myanmar, authorities have arrested writers Than Myint Aung, Maung Thar Cho, Htin Lin Oo and Min Htin Ko Ko Gyi together with writers-activists Mya Aye and Pyone Cho. On March 3, 2021, Myanmar poets K Zar Win and Myint Myint Zin were … Continue reading STATEMENT OF THE PHILIPPINE CENTER OF INTERNATIONAL PEN ON FREE EXPRESSION IN MYANMAR

International Mother Language Day 2021

Held every year on 21 February, International Mother Language Day is observed to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. To celebrate the day, PEN International will feature five video-poems recited by poets in their mother language: Juana Peña (Chol), Seyare Kokche (Crimean Tatar), Wasai Biran Issa (Dazaga), Moeyed Teyib (Kurdish) and Santiago B. Villafania (Pangasinan). The … Continue reading International Mother Language Day 2021

Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines

Watch and/or participate in some activities being readied for the 500th anniversary of the Victory at Mactan and other related events in 2021, collectively known as the 2021 Quincentennial Commemorations in the Philippines (2021 QCP). Online lecture portal | Access Philippine history lectures for free.

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