New Media, Old Threats

With the tools to broadcast opinions and ideas now in the hands not just of writers and journalists but millions of Turkish citizens, the question is not whether social… 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

Pamuk Prosecutor Arrested, Charged in Plot

Kemal Kerincsiz, the lawyer who tried to prosecute Orhan Pamuk, Hrant Dink, Elif Shafak, and several other writers for “insulting Turkishness,” has been arrested with 32 others following an… More