PEN Appeal: Turkey

December 22, 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

Ragıp Zarakolu moved to high security prison

Publisher Ragip Zarakolu was reportedly moved to a high security “F-Type” prison on November 4, 2011, being held in pre-trial detention, charged under anti-terrorism legislation. More

Ragip Zarakolu Releases Public Letter from Prison

Writer, academic and publisher Ragip Zarakolu, who has been formally charged with “membership of an illegal organization," released an open letter from prison on November 2, 2011, through his… More

Trial of Publisher Ragıp Zarakolu Postponed

Ragip Zarakolu is accused of spreading propaganda seen to support the banned Kurdish Worker’s Party (PKK), through his publication Mehmet Güler’s book, The KCK File/The Global State and Kurds… More