Ayşe Berktay | Status: On Trial | Turkey

Ayşe Berktay, a translator, cultural and women's rights activist, is currently on trial in Turkey for "membership in an illegal organization." She faces up to 15 years in prison… More

PEN official, publisher slam Turkey on scribes

The vice president of the prominent global writers’ association PEN International and the publisher for renowned British author Salman Rushdie have criticized the continued arrest of intellectuals and journalists… More

PEN Turkey Latest Target of Censors

The widening net of censorship in Turkey is now threatening to snare the Turkish PEN Center, with eight members of the organization’s board of directors now facing a criminal… More

Ragip Zarakolu | Status: On Trial | Turkey

Ragip Zarakolu, director and owner of Belge Publishing House and a longtime activist against censorship, is on trial for "aiding and abetting an illegal organization" under Turkey's sweeping anti-terror… More