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Rebecca Harms Sep 22
Prosecutor asked aggravated life sentences for and other defendants. but in Turkey it is.
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FreeTurkeyMedia 16 Feb 18
.: ‘This is a dark day for press freedom and justice in and sets a chilling precedent for scores of other journalists facing trials on similar trumped up terrorism charges.’
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Rebecca Harms 16 Feb 18
TODAY in :verdict in cases ag journalists&intellectuals Related cases are against They all need our attention.
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FreeTurkeyMedia 16 Jan 18
536 days of imprisonment for veteran columnist & commentator . Last week’s constitutional court ruling would also apply to her, if there were ‘even crumbs of rule of law’ to quote former judge
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PEN International 11 Feb 18
will be in court in Istanbul once again tomorrow to observe the final hearing of the trial against writers , & . In a trial beset by violations of fair trial rights, we call for their immediate, unconditional release.
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RSF_EECA Oct 2
: Appeal court upholds AGGRAVATED LIFE SENTENCES for well-known journalists , , and their 3 co-defendants! A barbaric sentence, and an extremely worrying precedent. This is nothing but judicial lynching.
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Sarah Clarke 16 Mar 18
decision implementation must create the precedent for the release of all other journalists in pre-trial detention in & calls for immediate review of & cases
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PEN America 16 Feb 18
Istanbul's High Criminal Court today sentenced journalists , , and to life in prison—a horrific assault on in Turkey. Over 180 news outlets have been shuttered since the attempted coup in 2016.
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MEP Martina Anderson 26 Mar 18
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Helsinki Commission May 3
Disappointing to see on that ’s Constitutional Court ignored violations of & ’s rights. 100+ Turkish journalists remain behind bars on this day celebrating . More on Altan here:
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Stefan Simanowitz Jul 5
: 's Supreme Court of Cassation overturns life sentences of journalists , & . This is great news! Now there needs to be justice for jailed journalists in .
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Sevgi Akarcesme 10 Dec 17
With almost no hope wishing freedom for brave columnist at the hearing today. In her 70s, she has been arbitrarily jailed in Turkey for 500 days over coup charges.
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VERDA HANZADE 28 Jun 18
As of June 26, 2018 793 697 697 697 691 685 642 have been in prison for above-mentioned days along w/other 150 journalists.
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PEN International 16 Feb 18
is appalled by today's aggravated life sentences in cases of writers, , & on spurious charges at the end of a purely political "show trial" designed to silence all opposition
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Sebnem Arsu 16 Feb 18
Solitary confinement except one hour yard time, limited access to lawyers and families is part of aggravated lifetime imprisonments that were sentenced to today. Here’s statement, endorsed by many other free speech advocacy groups
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PEN International 16 Feb 18
& partners statement on today's appalling convictions of writers, , & in
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Scholars At Risk Jan 11
: The General Prosecutor has requested that , , and be charged with aiding a terrorist organization without being a member instead of the more serious charge of a coup attempt. Read more: via
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MLSA Oct 2
A historic shame! What judge can live with himself after participating in such a farce ? Court upholds life sentence for journalists and co-defendants
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RSF Jul 5
's Cassation Court overturns , , 's life sentences. The latter two remain in jail until their retrial. Long overdue recognition of the lack of evidence, but little comfort after 3 years in jail - and the ordeal continues. NOW
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Rebecca Harms Jul 5
The defendants waited very long for this decision. Too long.
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