Browsing Tag Turkey

Turkey: Journalist on Trial after more than a Year in Solitary Confinement

Turkey: Journalist on Trial after more than a Year in Solitary Confinement

By | June 13, 2017 at 4:11 pm

The prolonged solitary confinement of Nedim Türfent is an act of cruelty and must end immediately.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: UNHCR Should Address Deterioration of Human Rights

Turkey: UNHCR Should Address Deterioration of Human Rights

By | May 17, 2017 at 4:32 pm

PEN calls the attention of the UN Human Rights Council to the continuous deterioration of freedom of expression and other human rights in Turkey.

Posted in: News

Turkey: Cumhuriyet Daily Web Editor Arrested

Turkey: Cumhuriyet Daily Web Editor Arrested

By | May 16, 2017 at 4:55 pm

Cumhuriyet daily web editor Oğuz Güven has been arrested, bringing the number of Cumhuriyet staff currently jailed pending trial to 13.

Posted in: Campaigns

Turkey: Academics on Hunger Strike as Effects of Post-Coup Decrees Deepen

Turkey: Academics on Hunger Strike as Effects of Post-Coup Decrees Deepen

By | May 10, 2017 at 3:36 pm

Fears are growing for two Turkish academics whose health is deteriorating after more than 60 days on hunger strike.

Posted in: News

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

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