28.10.2022
PEN Norway interview with Prof Dr Şebnem Korur Fincancı
“We cannot speak of a substantial recognition of the importance of freedom of expression on the part of the government or in terms of political ...
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1.11.2022
PEN Norway interview with Osman Kavala
“Gezi was a great popular movement that stood up against top-down policies and the restrictions of freedoms. Millions of our citizens participated in many cities. ...
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7.11.2022
PEN Norway event with Lawyers for Lawyers
On Thursday 4 November at the Law Hub, Amsterdam, Lawyers for Lawyers hosted PEN Norway’s panel discussion on the rule of law and freedom of ...
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28.10.2022
PEN Norway & PEN International call for release of Prof Dr Şebnem Korur Fincancı
        STATEMENT:   Türkiye: Release prominent academic and human rights defender Şebnem Korur Fincancı   28 October 2022 – We, PEN Norway ...
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05.10.22
“They stood by us, we will never leave their side”
Family members of murdered women show their support for anti-femicide platform   Today PEN Norway monitored the second hearing in the dissolution case against the ...
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05.10.22
“Onlar bizim yanımızdaydılar, biz de onları asla yalnız bırakmayacağız”
Öldürülen kadınların aileleri Kadın Cinayetleri Karşıtı Platforma desteklerini sunuyor.   Bugün PEN Norveç, ‘Kadın Cinayetlerini Durduracağız’ adlı kadın platformuna karşı açılan davanın ikinci duruşmasını izledi. ...
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04.10.22
Dissolution Case against the ‘We Will Stop Femicide’ Platform
“In April 2022, namely one year after the Istanbul Convention was abolished on 21 March 2021, data was released showing that 302 women were killed ...
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30.09.22
A short history of the Gezi Park trial by Gökçer Tahincioğlu
Journalist Gökçer Tahincioğlu analyses the history of the Gezi trial after 2013, in which Osman Kavala and co-defendants were convicted in April 2022. ‘The government’s ...
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