Turkish Translator and Publisher on Trial: Take Action!
Last year, I reported on the trial of Turkish publisher İrfan Sancı and translator Süha Sertabiboğlu for their January 2011 publication of William S. Burrough’s 1961 novel The Soft… More
PEN Appeal: Irfan Sanci, Suha Sertabiboglu, Hasan Basri Çiplak, and Funda Uncu
October 12, 2011 Minister of Justice Mr. Sadullah Ergin 06669 Kizilay Ankara Turkey Fax: 00 90 312 419 3370 Your Excellency, On behalf of the 3,500 members of PEN American Center, an international organization of writers… More
Publishers on Trial
Two books by American authors are currently on trial in Turkey on obscenity charges which, if the law is strictly applied, could lead to imprisonment for their publishers and… More