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Şanar Yurdatapan at Istanbul University rally

© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman
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© Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

Şanar Yurdatapan at Istanbul University rally

Photograph of the Turkish journalist Şanar Yurdatapan speaking at a protest rally held at Istanbul University on 11 March 1997. Standing just behind Yurdatapan is Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, international secretary (2004-07) and vice-president emeritus of PEN International. Leedom-Ackerman was in Turkey for the first Gathering in Istanbul for Freedom of Expression, which took place on 10-12 March 1997, and at which Leedom-Ackerman headed a delegation of PEN International’s Writers in Prison Committee – of which she was the chair at that time.

Şanar Yurdatapan at Istanbul University rally

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Şanar Yurdatapan en la protesta en la Universidad de Estambul

Fotrografía del periodista turco Şanar Yurdatapan hablando en una protesta celebrada en la Universidad de Estambul, el 11 de marzo de 1997. Justo detrás de Yurdatapan está Joanne Leedom-Ackerman, secretaria internacional (2004-07) y vicepresidenta emérita de PEN Internacional. Leedom-Ackerman visitó 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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11/03/2017

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Joanne Leedom-Ackerman

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