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Ahmet Altan

Ahmet Altan , one of today's most important Turkish writers and journalists, was arrested in September 2016 and sentenced to life in prison on false charges. An advocate for Kurdish and Armenian minorities and a strong voice of dissent in his country, his arrest and conviction received widespread international criticism (51 Nobel laureates signed an open letter to Turkey's president calling for Altan's release). He was finally released in April 2021. Altan is the author of ten novels--all...See more