Postcard from Turkey: Criminal Trials of Major Publishers
Sara Whyatt, Deputy Director of PEN International, writes from Turkey:Yesterday at the Çağlayan Courts of Justice, Europe’s largest courthouse, situated in İstanbul, I sat and watched as a judge set… More
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