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Day of the Imprisoned Writer: Turkish writers behind bars 0

Sadly Turkey once again rises to the ‘top of the heap’ when it comes to international protests and campaigns. Holding almost 300,000 of its citizens behind bars

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İlhan Sami Çomak. The Poet Turkey Fears 0

SPEAK UP, the Turkish human rights platform based in Istanbul, Diyarbakır and Eskişehir, have recently released their interview with İlhan Sami Çomak, the Kurdish poet, unjustly imprisoned since 1994

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Resistance. For Ilhan Comak and all political prisoners in Turkey

İlhan Sami Çomak, who was born in 1973, was arrested as a young student in 1994. There is currently a campaign and increased publicity to try and get this poet released

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New call for the release of Kurdish poet İlhan Sami Çomak jailed in Turkey for 26 years

Turkey counts so many political prisoners (there are currently up to 70,000 students in jail) that it can be easy to get human rights fatigue when reporting on the country

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