Ragip Zarakolu Releases Public Letter from Prison

Writer, academic and publisher Ragip Zarakolu, who has been formally charged with “membership of an illegal organization," released an open letter from prison on November 2, 2011, through his… More

Writer and Academic Deniz Zarakolu Arrested

Although no charges have been formally declared, it is believed that writer, academic, and translator Deniz Zarakolu is being held as the result of his peaceful exercise of his… More

Publishers on Trial

Two books by American authors are currently on trial in Turkey on obscenity charges which, if the law is strictly applied, could lead to imprisonment for their publishers and… More

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