Ahmet and Mehmet Altan

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan | Status: Imprisoned | Turkey

Ahmet and Mehmet Altan were arrested in September 2016, as part of a wave of arrests of thinkers, writers, and journalists following the 2016 failed coup. More

Ahmet Altan

Ahmet Altan, Imprisoned in Turkey

Ahmet Altan is the founder of Taraf, who was arrested for allegedly spreading subliminal messages on television before an attempted coup against Erdoğan. More

Emel Yeşilırmak Grup Yorum

Yeşilırmak is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the Turkish government and members have faced serious threats. More

İhsan Cibelik Grup Yorum

Cibelik is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the Turkish government and members have faced serious threats.… More

Barış Yüksel Grup Yorum

Yüksel is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the Turkish government and members have faced serious threats.… More

Bergün Varan Grup Yorum

Varan is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the Turkish government and members have faced serious threats.… More

Tuğçe Tayyar Grup Yorum

Tayyar is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the Turkish government and members have faced serious threats.… More

Bahar Kurt Grup Yorum

Kurt is a member of the activist band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the government and members have faced serious threats. Kurt was… More

Writers at Risk Database

Helin Bölek Grup Yorum

Bölek was a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum. Since the band’s inception, its critical songs have angered the Turkish government and members have faced serious threats.… More