Çayan Demirel and Ertuğrul Mavioglu

Çayan Demirel and Ertuğrul Mavioğlu | Status: Convicted | Turkey

Award-winning filmmaker Çayan Demirel and veteran journalist Ertuğrul Mavioğlu, directors of the documentary Bakur (which means north in Kurdish), were charged in 2017 under Article 7/2-1 of Law no. 3713 on… More

2017 Cumhuriyet Trials

Joint Statement on the Cumhuriyet Trial

The verdict in the Cumhuriyet trial is a further severe blow to free expression in Turkey. Without freedom of the press to report on the government there is no… More