Since the coup attempt on July 15, 2016, Turkey’s government has intensified its crackdown on political dissidents under an ongoing state of emergency. Thousands of activists, academics, journalists and others find themselves subject to mass purges, detentions, and political trials that have turned into witch hunts.
A panel discussion with Ceylan Akça, Diego Cupolo, and Nazan Üstündağ. Moderated by Cihan Tekay. Filmed at Verso Books in Brooklyn, January 5, 2017.