Ahmet Altan

ISTANBUL (New York Times) — A Turkish court sentenced two journalists to about 10 years in prison for aiding a terrorist group but also ordered them released Monday, November 4, in view of time served, in one of the most prominent[...]

By Rod Nordland The Turkish novelist and journalist Ahmet Altan is serving a life sentence in prison in his home country, allowed to see his children only occasionally and his writing, in theory, limited to short notes to his family and[...]

By Simon Callow LONDON (Guardian) — To review certain books seems like an impertinence. This is one of them. It speaks for itself with such clarity, certainty and wisdom that only one thing needs to be said: read it. And then read it[...]