An open letter to The Washington Post .

by Nurcan Baysal I am in shock as I read the words of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan regarding Jamal Khashoggi’s murder. As a Kurdish human rights defender and journalist from Turkey, I have written about human rights violations, minority rights, war crimes and the Kurdish issue since 2013. When [...]

Nurcan Baysal: “The prosecutor demands 3 years imprisonment sentence for my 7 tweets about peace”

The journalist's statement at the Criminal Court of First Instance of Diyarbakir Dear my Friends; 2 days ago, I had a court trial for my Twitter posts on Afrin operation adjourned until 14 February 2019. The prosecuter demands 3 years imprisonment sentence for my 7 tweets about peace.  Here is [...]

Turkey: Crackdown on Social Media Posts

Detention, prosecutions over criticisms of Turkish army actions in Syria Nurcan Baysal, journalist; Ali Erol, LGBT activist; Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu, medical doctor; Kutay Meriç, executive member of rights group "Halkevleri" (from upper left corner clockwise). © 2018 Nurcan Baysal - private; Ali Erol - private; Ömer Faruk Gergerlioğlu - [...]

While fighting deceased Kurds, how can Turkey make peace with its “living” Kurds?

By Nurcan Baysal “My son was killed on 5th of May 2017 in a clash with the Turkish army. I learned of his death from the news. On a social media site called “kanlıkule”, the photos of my son’s disintegrated body were shared. In the photos, a special operation’s soldier [...]

Turkey’s new “Prisoners”

by Nurcan Baysal Last weekend, one of my friends from the Italian Women Journalists’ Association called me and invited me to participate in a journalists’ forum to be held in Rome in March. I sadly told them that I am under a judicial control, meaning I have report to the [...]



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