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Rally at Istanbul University

© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman
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© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Rally at Istanbul University

Photograph of Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, international secretary (2004-07) and vice-president emeritus of PEN International, speaking at a protest rally held at Istanbul University on 11 March 1997. To Leedom-Ackerman’s left is Alexander Tkachenko, founding member and general secretary of the Russian Centre (1994-2007). These PEN members were in Turkey for the first Gathering in Istanbul for Freedom of Expression, which took place on 10-12 March 1997, and at which a delegation from PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee were in attendance – headed by the committee’s then chair Leedom-Ackerman.

Rally at Istanbul University

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Protesta en la Universidad de Estambul

Fotografía de Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, secretaria internacional (2004-07) y vicepresidenta emérita de PEN Internacional, hablando en una protesta celebrada en la Universidad de Estambul, el 11 de marzo de 1997. A su lado, hacia la izquierda, puede verse Alexander Tkachenko, miembro fundador y secretario general del Centro Ruso (1994-2007). Estos miembros de PEN visitaron Turquía en el marco del primer Encuentro en Estambul para la Libertad de Expresión, que tuvo lugar del 10 al 12 de marzo de 1997, y que contó con la asistencia de una delegación del Comité de Escritores en Prisión de PEN Internacional, entonces presidido por Leedom-Ackerman.

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11/03/1997

Creator:

Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

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