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. Beginning May 17, 2019, Yüksel started… More

Bergün Varan Grup Yorum

Varan is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum, whose critical songs have angered the Turkish government since its inception. She was arrested in November 2019 during… 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

Sultan Gökçek Grup Yorum

Gökçek is a member of activist collective and band Grup Yorum, whose critical songs have angered the Turkish government since its inception. She was arrested in November 2019 during… More

Writers at Risk Database

Doğan Akhanli

A writer specializing in genocide studies, Akhanli has been arrested and imprisoned several times for his work on the Armenian Genocide. In 1991, he fled Turkey for Germany where,… More

Writers at Risk Database

Can Dündar

Former editor-in-chief of Cumhuriyet, Dündar has been detained and directly targeted by President Erdoğan for his writing. In 2020, a court convicted Dündar in absentia to over 27 years… More

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Büşra Ersanli

In June 2018, Ersanli was convicted on terrorism charges for her endorsement of a petition, organized by a group called Academics for Peace, criticizing military violence against the Kurds.… More

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