The International Cities of Refuge Network is an association of cities and regions around the world dedicated to the value of Freedom of Expression.


Writers ICORN Cities offer persecuted writers a safe haven where they can live and work without fear of being censored or silenced.


ICORN Writers5.jpgICORN supports the artistic endeavours of its guest writers and promotes new spaces for intercultural dialogues worldwide.

Bø receives second guest writer

02 February 2015 Saved to Network News


Tallish journalist Idrak Abbasov from Azerbaijan is Bø City of Refuge’s new guest writer.

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The City of Oaxaca joins ICORN

01 January 2015 Saved to Network News


The new Casa Refugio will be ready to receive a guest writer by April 2015.

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ICORN cartoonists respond to Paris shooting

01 January 2015 Saved to Network News

ICORN cartoonists Mana Neyestani, Fadi Abou Hassan and Arifur Rahman respond to the attack on their colleagues in Charlie Hebdo on 7 January with new cartoons.

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