Finnish PEN’s Freedom of Expression Award is awarded annually to an individual or organization for distinguished work promoting freedom of expression. It was first given out in 2012. Members of Finnish PEN may mail their suggestions for future candidates to any member of the board, or the secretary of the board. The award is given out at the general meeting of Finnish PEN in February. Finnish PEN’s Freedom of Expression Award has so far been awarded to: Kai Ekholm (2018), Sunniva Drake (2017), Matti Suurpää (2016), Abdirahim Hussein (2015), Kimmo Oksanen (2014), Eva Neklyaeva (2013) and Ville Ranta (2012).
Kai Ekholm receives Finnish PEN’s Freedom of Expression Award
Kai Ekholm is Director of the National Library of Finland. He is well known as a researcher on freedom of...
PEN Tiedotus / 14 February 2018
Finnish PEN’s Freedom of Expression Award 2015 to Abdirahim Husu Hussein
Finnish PEN’s Freedom of Expression Award for 2015 has been granted to Abdirahim Husu Hussein (b. 1978) for his activity...
PEN Tiedotus / 9 February 2015
Eva Neklyaeva receives the Finnish PEN Freedom of Expression Award
The recipient of the 2013 Finnish PEN Freedom of Expression Award is Eva Neklyaeva, the festival director of the Baltic...
PEN Tiedotus / 12 February 2013
(Suomi) Suomen PENin sananvapauspalkinto Ville Rannalle!
PEN Tiedotus / 29 February 2012