Murat Ağırel

Ağırel was arrested and held in isolation in March 2020 over allegedly spreading national security secrets. An investigation was launched for “insults” in his book Sarmal, for which he… More

Ömer Aslan Porçay

In 2018, popular satirist Ömer Aslan, known as Porçay on YouTube was charged with encouraging the use of psychotropic substances for writing a rap song, in which he parodied… More

Nazli Ilicak

Nazlı Ilıcak | Status: Released | Turkey

Nazlı Ilıcak, a 72-year-old veteran journalist, former member of parliament, and avid supporter of democracy, was arrested as part of a crackdown following an attempted coup in July 2016.… More

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