Looking inside ourselves and out at the world
Independent and neutral with regard to all political and religious orientations,® aims to promote awareness of the major democratic principles on which tolerance is based.

Turkey: Convicted for Critical Ideas

Expand Writers and journalists Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, and Nazli Ilicak, sentenced to life for unsubstantiated charges of supporting the failed coup against the Turkish government in July 2016. © P24 (Berlin) — Three Turkish journalists were convicted on February 16, 2018 on bogus charges related to the failed coup of 2016 and sentenced to life in prison, Human Rights Watch said today. They are the first journalists convicted of involvement in the coup attempt of July 15, 2016. Three other people were convicted on similar charges in the same case. The journalists are Ahmet Altan, the former…

Read complete article
© Human Rights Watch -

Follow us on ...
Facebook Twitter