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#IndexAwards2014: Twitter Chat with Arts Nominee Meltem ArikanInternational Freedom of Expression 2014 Arts Award Nominee and renowned Turkish playwright and novelist Meltem Arikan will answer your questions via @MeltemArikan on Wednesday 12th March from 14:00 – 14:30 GMT – follow the whole conversation at @IndexCensorship. In 2013, the Gezi Park protests saw a venting of frustration by many against what they see as the […]
Meltem Arikan: “We were prevented from expressing ourselves freely”After the Gezi Park protests, Meltem Arikan became a target of social media vitriol against anyone thought to be an organiser of the demonstrations. Julia Farrington spoke with Arikan about how this government-orchestrated terror campaign was to change her life.
Meltem Arikan on Gezi Park: “What had happened to turn all this into a war zone?”Turkish author and playwright Meltem Arikan was amongst a small group of people who was accused by senior Turkish politicians and government sponsored media of being the architects of the Gezi Park demonstrations. Arikan shares her personal account of the events