Browsing Tag Turkey

Turkey: Kurdish PEN Member Held on Terror Charges

Turkey: Kurdish PEN Member Held on Terror Charges

By | August 4, 2017 at 1:54 pm

PEN International is concerned at the arrest and detention of writer and Kurdish PEN member Hasip Yanlıç.

Posted in: Campaigns

Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

Live Feed: Cumhuriyet Trial

By | July 24, 2017 at 10:26 am

Live streamed updates from the trial of 12 journalists from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper.

Posted in: News

Turkey: Director of Amnesty International Turkey Must be Released

Turkey: Director of Amnesty International Turkey Must be Released

By | July 6, 2017 at 4:26 pm

The Turkish authorities should immediately release Idil Eser, Director of Amnesty International Turkey.

Posted in: News

Turkey: Critical Test for Freedom of Expression

Turkey: Critical Test for Freedom of Expression

By | June 22, 2017 at 5:42 pm

This month’s trials of journalists and writers once again put the spotlight on the dire situation of freedom of expression in Turkey.

Posted in: News

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.

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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.

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