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Two Minutes to Fight for Freedom in Turkey (reposted from AI-USA site)

In Turkey, freedom of expression is under attack. But you can make a difference. And it will only take two minutes of your time to add your voice to calls for real freedom in Turkey. The Criminalization of Dissent The situation is … Continue reading

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Repost: Why is Turkey Prosecuting Yet Another Artist?

It is a cold winter for freedom of expression in Turkey. Thousands are in prison or in pre-trial detention under Turkey’s bloated anti-terrorism laws, including nearly three thousand students. Artists have been targeted as well. Five members of the protest … Continue reading

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Kafka in Turkish: The Pınar Selek Trial

Pınar Selek is on trial again. For a decade and a half, Pınar Selek’s life has been at the mercy of the Turkish courts.  Accused of involvement in a 1998 bombing at the Egyptian Bazaar, Selek has been acquitted three … Continue reading

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