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Prison Sentence to Managing Editor of Anarchist Meydan Newspaper in Turkey

category greece / turkey / cyprus | repression / prisoners | feature author Saturday December 24, 2016 03:48author by Devrimci Anarşist Faaliyet - DAF Report this post to the editors

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An investigation was started by Istanbul Chief Public Prosecutor's office about our newspaper related to articles "Both Arrival and Departure of State is From Fear", "Banned Until Further Order", and "Recreating Life" in the 30. issue of our newspaper published on December 2015 with the caption "Banning Everything". The lawsuit following the investigation ended after almost a year of trials.

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On the summary judgment yesterday, the court sentenced the managing editor of our newspaper Hüseyin Civan to 1 year and 3 months of imprisonment with the charge "making the propaganda for the methods of a terrorist organization constituting coercion, violence or threats through legitimizing or praising or encouraging the use of these methods".

As we emphasized in the articles leading to the investigation, "State will never be able to captivate the passion of freedom of and the conviction of freedom of the peoples".
As an anarchist newspaper knowing that the free life that we believe in can only be created through struggle, we will never give up writing what we stand up for and distribute what we write. We will continue to resist, act and write against oppression, investigations, custodies and arrests.

author by Metro NY/NJ Workers Solidarity Alliance - Workers Solidarity Alliancepublication date Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:05Report this post to the editors

Solidarity with the newspaper "Hüseyin Civan" and her managing editor.

For free speech and liberty!

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author by Metro NY/NJ Workers Solidarity Alliance - WSApublication date Sat Dec 24, 2016 10:17Report this post to the editors

Our comment should actually read:

Solidarity with Hüseyin Civan,managing editor of the newspaper Meydan

For free speech and liberty!

author by Alternativa Libertaria/fdca - Ufficio Relazioni Internazionalipublication date Tue Dec 27, 2016 05:38Report this post to the editors

Turchia: condannato a pena detentiva l'editore responsabile del giornale anarchico Meydan
L'inchiesta era partita dall'ufficio del procuratore in capo di Istanbul in relazione al contenuto degli articoli "Lo Stato non fa che diffondere ed usare la paura", "Proibito fino a nuovo ordine" e "Ricreando la vita" all'interno del n°30 del nostro giornale pubblicato nel dicembre 2015 col titolo "Proibire tutto". Alla sentenza si è giunti dopo quasi un anno di indagini e di udienze.

Con giudizio sommario, ieri il tribunale ha condannato l'editore responsabile del nostro giornale Hüseyin Civan a 1 anno e 3 mesi di prigione con l'accusa di "procurata propaganda dei metodi di un'organizzazione terroristica fondati sulla coercizione, sulla violenza e su minacce tramite la legittimazione o l'apologia o l'istigazione all'uso di tali metodi".

Come mettevamo in rilievo negli articoli messi sotto accusa "Lo Stato non riuscirà mai a mettere in gabbia la passione per la libertà ed il convincimento della libertà nelle persone".
Come giornale anarchico sappiamo che la vita libera in cui crediamo si può conquistare solo tramite la lotta, ecco perchè non smetteremo mai di scrivere ciò in cui crediamo e di farne diffusione. Continueremo a resistere, ad agire ed a scrivere contro l'oppressione, contro la repressione, la carcerazione e gli arresti.

(traduzione a cura di AL/fdca - Ufficio Relazioni Internazionali)

solidarity by AL/fdca and freedom for all prisoners


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