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PEN Condemns the Attacks and Arrests Following the Referendum in Turkey

PEN Condemns the Attacks and Arrests Following the Referendum in Turkey

By | April 19, 2017 at 2:11 pm

PEN International is alarmed at reports of attacks and arrests emerging from Turkey directed at voters following the referendum held on April 16, 2017.

Posted in: News

Turkey Must Reinstate Fundamental Rights Following Constitutional Referendum

Turkey Must Reinstate Fundamental Rights Following Constitutional Referendum

By | April 18, 2017 at 10:40 am

The Turkish government and president should end its immense crackdown on freedom of expression and reverse the decision to extend the state of emergency for three more months.

Posted in: News

Turkey: Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yücel Must Be Released Immediately

Turkey: Turkish-German Journalist Deniz Yücel Must Be Released Immediately

By | March 18, 2017 at 6:27 pm

PEN International expresses grave concern at the arrest and detention of Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yücel, who was charged on 27 February 2017 with incitement to hatred and making propaganda in support of a terrorist organization.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: Chokehold On Free Expression Tightens

Turkey: Chokehold On Free Expression Tightens

By | October 31, 2016 at 11:35 am

Turkey has closed 15 more media outlets, raided the daily newspaper Cumhuriyet and detained 14 of its senior employees. 

Posted in: News

Turkey: Evrensel Daily Correspondent Cemil Uğur is Arrested on Terror Charges

Turkey: Evrensel Daily Correspondent Cemil Uğur is Arrested on Terror Charges

By | October 17, 2016 at 11:48 am

PEN International is seriously concerned about the charges brought against Evrensel Daily reporter, Cemil Uğur.

Posted in: Campaigns

PEN President Jennifer Clement on Turkey

PEN President Jennifer Clement on Turkey

By | September 20, 2016 at 3:01 pm

Over these past months we have watched as Turkey, a country with an extraordinary cultural heritage in all the arts, has once again become the largest prison for journalists in the world.

Posted in: Blog

Turkey: Serious Concerns for Health of Writer and Activist Asli Erdogan

Turkey: Serious Concerns for Health of Writer and Activist Asli Erdogan

By | September 1, 2016 at 1:09 pm

PEN International is deeply concerned for the health of novelist Asli Erdogan who is allegedly being denied medication and water.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: New Wave of Arrests Against Journalists Leave Renowned Author Aslı Erdoğan in Prison

Turkey: New Wave of Arrests Against Journalists Leave Renowned Author Aslı Erdoğan in Prison

By | August 17, 2016 at 12:13 pm

PEN International is concerned about the detention of renowned novelist, columnist and human rights activist Aslı Erdoğan.

Posted in: News

Turkey: State of Emergency Must Not Trample Human Rights

Turkey: State of Emergency Must Not Trample Human Rights

By | August 2, 2016 at 9:33 am

PEN International calls on Turkey to safeguard freedom of expression, human rights during this period of emergency.

Posted in: Campaigns, News

Turkey: Protect Freedom of Expression During State of Emergency

Turkey: Protect Freedom of Expression During State of Emergency

By | July 28, 2016 at 9:19 am

PEN International calls on Turkish authorities to uphold freedom of expression during the state of emergency imposed after July’s attempted coup.

Posted in: News

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