Ruling on the ‘Nû Jîn’ documentary lawsuit

The director Veysi Altay was sentenced to prison for 1 year and 15 days, while Dicle Anter’s prison sentence of 10 months and 5 days was converted into a fine of TRY 6 thousand in the re-hearing of Nû Jîn documentary lawsuit

Cinema on trial: Timeline of the Bakur trial

In Turkey, directors of the documentary movie Bakur (North) were sentenced to 4 years and 6 months in prison. This marked one of the harshest penalties imposed so far over the allegation of “disseminating terrorist group propaganda”. Speak Up Platform prepared a timeline of the Bakur trial and the developments surrounding it