General Information

In this section, we would like to introduce the international organisations which are also fighting for the freedom of speech and with whom we have worked jointly on each individual case.

From the very beginning, we collaborated with the German PEN Center as well as PEN International based in London, UK.

Der deutsche P.E.N.

Der internationale P.E.N.

Concerning the case of Ahmad Zeidabadi, we worked closely with The League for the Defense of Human Rights in Iran:

http://www.liga-iran.de/

During the research on the whereabouts of Dzmitry Bandarenka and the general political situation in Belarus, we have particularly benefited from the following organisations:

Libereco – Partnership for Human Rights  http://www.lphr.org/en/home

Viasna Human Right Centre                      http://spring96.org/en

In the course of our work, we repeatedly find common positions and points of agreement with Amnesty International, Reporters Without Borders and the International Society for Human Rights:

Amnesty International                http://www.amnesty.org/

Reporters Without Borders        http://en.rsf.org/

Int. Society for Human Rights    http://www.ishr.org/

The organisations Journalists Help Journalists (JhJ, Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), the International Literature Festival Berlin (ilb) and Article 19 campaign for the freedom of speech and accordingly its defenders, and carry out valuable work.

Journalists Help Journalists             http://www.journalistenhelfen.org/wir-engl.html

Committee to Protect Journalists     http://cpj.org/

Int. Literature Festival Berlin            http://www.literaturfestival.com/aktuelles-en?set_language=en

Article 19                                          http://www.article19.org/

Writers, bloggers and journalists are not the only individuals who have to face persecution due to their critical texts, in many countries, film producers have to suffer from repressions, too. Therefore, the project Filmmakers in Prison supports their cause:

http://www.deutsche-filmakademie.de/projekte/filmmakers-in-prison.html

http://www.deutsche-filmakademie.de/en/projekte.html