PEN Norway interview: Gezi defendant & lawyer, Can Atalay

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PEN Norway interview with Mücella Yapıcı

Gezi Park Hearing: Day One

PEN Norway observes the disappointing Gezi Park Trial in Istanbul

Still no justice for Kavala and the Gezi defendants

Committee of Ministers rule on infringement proceedings for Turkey

Still no justice for Osman Kavala


Women’s resistance in authoritarian Turkey

14 November 6PM

House of Litterature, Oslo.

A panel including a lawyer, journalist, author and human rights activist discuss the role of women in defending press freedom and a wide range of other human rights in Turkey.

We will discuss the role of women reporting in court, the Gezi Park trial, PEN Norway’s collaborations with women lawyers in the successful indictment project and the government’s attempts to close anti-femicide women’s organisations in Turkey.

The panel will be chaired by PEN Norway’s Turkey Adviser Caroline Stockford and will comprise NRK’s recent Istanbul correspondent, journalist Sidsel Wold, Turkey’s foremost feminist activist, author and journalist Ayşe Düzkan and PEN Norway’s legal adviser on Turkey, Ceren Uysal.