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English PEN (@englishpen) Campaign: “Release Ahmet Şık”

In Uncategorized on January 11, 2017 at 11:42

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We, the undersigned, call for the immediate release of award-winning investigative journalist and author Ahmet Şık and other writers detained in violation of their right to freedom of expression in Turkey.

English PEN – Cat Lucas – Jan 6, 7:46 AM

We, the undersigned, call for the immediate release of award-winning investigative journalist and author Ahmet Şık and other writers detained in violation of their right to freedom of expression in Turkey. Following his detention on 29

 

Turkey in grip of fear as Erdoğan steps up post-terror attack crackdown

 

Critics believe president’s intolerant approach to civil society may have fostered conditions in which atrocity was possible

Tragic pattern

 
The BBC’s Mark Lowen reflects on the 18 months of terror attacks in Turkey.

No Drinking Water Given to Journalist Ahmet Şık in Prison for 3 Days

 
Subjected to solitary confinement in Metris and Silivri prisons, journalist Ahmet Şık hasn’t been given drinking water for three days in Metris Prison.
 
The government took over all appointment rights in the military with three sweeping new state of emergency decrees issued late on Jan. 6, with the authority for the formation of cadres in the General Staff transferred to Turkey’s Defense Ministry

Airport ambush

 
Turkish fashion designer Barbaros Sansal is detained after posting an angry diatribe on Twitter.
 
Another 6,000 people sacked and dozens of associations closed over alleged links to July coup plotters.
 
Today is the 18th birthday of Berkin Elvan, who was hit by a gas cartridge fired by a police and lost his life at the age of 15 during Gezi Resistance.

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