Shame. #AhmetAltan re-rearrested in an apparent legal violation…

ARTICLE 19 – Nov 12

A judge reviewed an application for the re-arrest of Ahmet Altan, one of Turkey’s most well-known writers, just over a week after his release pending appeal on Monday November 4. Altan had in effect served over three years in pre-trial detention.

Turkey Detains a Top Journalist Again, Signaling a Continuing Crackdown

Ahmet Altan is one of the most prominent journalists to be detained in the widespread, and heavily criticized, government


OSCE – Vienna – Nov 12

VIENNA, 12 November 2019 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media, Harlem Désir, expressed his deep concern today regarding the re-arrest of the journalist and writer Ahmet Altan. According to media reports, Ahmet Altan was



Amnesty International – Nov 12, 5:46 PM

Following a court decision to re-arrest writer Ahmet Altan just a week after he was released from jail following more than three years in pre-trial detention, Amnesty International’s Europe Director, Marie Struthers said: “It is shocking to


The Guardian

Nothing is scarier than an encounter with the horrifying power of someone who holds your fate in his hands. That person can kill you, lock you up, send you into exile or let you go free. Regardless of the difference in outcome, to be locked up or

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