The third hearing of the “Özgür Gündem” trial involving Necmiye Alpay, Aslı Erdoğan, Ragıp Zarakolu, Filiz Koçali, Eren Keskin, Zana Kaya, İnan Kızılkaya, Kemal Sancılıve Bilge Oykut Contepe was held on March 14 (2017), at Istanbul Court No. 23.
At first, it was nothing but a rumor. But Orhan Pamuk, the Turkish Nobel Literature Prize winner has confirmed : a long interview he had given the daily Hürriyet for publication on February 13th was not published… because it contained criticism of the constitutional reform.
Dr. İbrahim Kaboğlu, a prominent jurist has been put on the list of the academics discharged by the infamous decree of February 7th. Dr. İbrahim Kaboğlu isn’t just anybody in Turkish constitutional law…His name is among the first to be quoted when the notion of « Constitution » comes up. He teaches constitutional law at Marmara University, […]
Eren Keskin is angry. And with good reasons. For months and months she has railed against the ill treatment and absence of medical care for prisoners in Turkish jails suffering from heavy pathologies.
Shortly after Aslı Erdoğan’s release on probation in January 2017, journalist Ayşe Arman conducted a very long interview with her. After the interview was published in a Turkish newspaper with partial censorship, the journalist re-published in full on her blog.