Turkey


Continued detention for the artist Hozan Canê

In a hearing that took place on Friday, the court ruled in favour of the continued detention of the artist Hozan Canê, who was arrested in 2018 for alleged ‘membership to a terrorist organisation’





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


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