Browsing Tag Turkey

Turkey: Lift Travel Restrictions Imposed on Writer Aslı Erdoğan

Turkey: Lift Travel Restrictions Imposed on Writer Aslı Erdoğan

By | September 1, 2017 at 8:15 am

Erdoğan’s travel ban was officially rescinded in June. Nevertheless, she still requires permission from the Interior Ministry to travel abroad.

Posted in: Campaigns

Spain: Release Turkish-Swedish Journalist

Spain: Release Turkish-Swedish Journalist

By | August 22, 2017 at 10:32 am

PEN calls on all states to consider Turkey’s human rights record when assessing requests for international law enforcement cooperation.

Posted in: News

Turkey: Release Journalist and Painter Zehra Doğan

Turkey: Release Journalist and Painter Zehra Doğan

By | August 17, 2017 at 10:46 am

PEN is dismayed by Zehra Doğan’s imprisonment, which is a violation of her right to freedom of expression, as an artist and as a journalist.

Posted in: News

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.

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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.

Posted in: Campaigns

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