Can Dündar, 58, was the editor-in-chief of the Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet. After publishing an article about the Turkish secret service providing weapons to Syrian extremists, he was arrested and charged with espionage.
Istanbul, July 19, 2019–Documentary filmmakers Ertuğrul Mavioğlu and Çayan Demirel, directors of the 2015 documentary movie ‘Bakur’ (‘North’), about the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK), were sentenced to four years and
For Can Dündar, sitting in the audience of a theater performance near Dortmund in Germany in May was an emotional moment. In an interview with CPJ, he recalled how during the premiere night, he watched the main actor on stage playing a