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Turkey: Gezi Park case must be dismissed

PEN Centers in fourteen countries today joined PEN International and Norwegian PEN in calling for the Turkish authorities to immediately and unconditionally release Osman Kavala and Yiğit Aksakoğlu and… More

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Turkey: Free Ayşe Düzkan

Writer, journalist and publisher Ayşe Düzkan is serving an 18-month prison sentence for ‘making propaganda for a terrorist organisation’. She is one of 56 journalists and activists who took… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Trump talks politics and lashes out in front of 30,000 youth at a Boy Scout jamboree. Snopes fact-checking website locked in a dispute with a vendor/business partner that has… More

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TURKEY: Uphold freedom of expression

A year ago, a bloody coup attempt in Turkey left over two hundred people dead and over a thousand others injured. While we recognize the right of the Turkish… More

DARE: Daily Alert on Rights and Expression

Key first amendment case and travel ban reach Supreme Court, senior CNN journalists resign after story retracted, writers in Turkey face more and more nebulous threats from the state,… More

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