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Photo: Prof Yaman Akdeniz (Credit T24)

(es) Vienna, May 30, 2021

The AEJ has joined Article 19‘s call for a strong response to Belarus’s criminal kidnapping of journalist Roman Protasevich. Along with 20 other signatories we  are also backing a demand that Turkey drop an intimidatory SLAPP lawsuit against Yaman Akdeniz, an expert on legal rights to freedom of expression on the Internet.

The case concerns a Tweet about censorship of reports about criminal investigations and lawsuits against journalists reporting on the Paradise Papers scandal. Prof Akdeniz faces a damages claim of almost 7000 €.





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