‘We must not allow authorities to silence journalists’ – Turkish journalist facing jail


“We must not allow the work of journalists and activists to go unnoticed” Pelin Unker, a Turkish journalist who is currently waiting for the Turkish court to determine whether to sentence her to 13-months in prison for her findings in the Paradise Papers, said today.

Her findings revolved around Former Prime Minister Binali Yildrim and his relatives who have offshore companies in Malta. She was speaking today at a discussion held by Partit Nazzjonalista’s Head of Delegation in the European Parliament David Casa, alongside members of the Maltese press and Civil Society representatives to discuss the current issues related to Perlin’s case,

... read more at: http://www.independent.com.mt/articles/2019-03-16/local-news/We-must-not-allow-authorities-to-silence-journalists-Turkish-journalist-Pelin-Unker-6736205198

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