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Free speech on trial: journalists, writers and academics under attack in Turkey

The Foreign Policy Centre, Article 19 and Reporters Without Borders are organising an important seminar to shine a spotlight on the challenges against free speech in Turkey. Since the 2016 failed coup attempt, human rights activists argue the State of Emergency measures imposed by the government have been used to silence dissent and restrict any political opposition in Turkey. While issues of censorship and media oppression predate the failed coup, numbers of ...

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Speakers

Figen Çalıkuşu, Mehmet Altan’s lawyer

Erol Önderoğlu, journalist and Reporters Without Borders’s representative in Turkey

Nurcan Baysal, Kurdish human rights defender and writer 

Martin Whitfield MP, UK Delegation to the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe

Georgia Nash, Programme Officer, Article 19

Chair: Stephen Twigg MP, Chair of the International Development Select Committee

When
May 22nd 2018
May 22 2018, 6 PM-7:30 PM
Where

Boothroyd Room, Portcullis House, House of Commons, London, SW1A 2LW

 

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