Call of Netherlands Gezi Solidarity:
Füsun Erdoğan must be released immediately!
The AKP government who finds every move acceptable in the name of oppressing societal opposition has increased its attacks in the recent years. Supported by the Anti-Terrorism Law, opposition groups are being “terrorized” by the government while journalists also take their share. According to the reports of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Turkey is in the first place on the list for the most number of imprisoned journalists for the second consecutive year. Füsun Erdoğan is also one such journalist who is imprisoned with a life sentence by the “special courts” that do not hold any legitimacy, without any evidence. They punished Füsun Erdoğan with thousands of years of imprisonment even though they do not hold any evidence for what they accuse her of. We do not recognize these flawed laws, the justice system, the state and demand the immediate release of Füsun Erdoğan.
The Dutch state must protect its citizen Füsun Erdoğan!
In Turkey, press freedom is being violated with oppression, prohibitions, tortures and life sentences. Füsun Erdoğan who received a life sentence is also tried to be kept silent with fake
documents. The Dutch state must also show their position against the unjust trialing Füsun Erdoğan, who is a Dutch citizen. Minister of Foreign Affairs, Mr. Timmermans on one hand claims to follow the trials and on the other hand states that Turkey is taking strong steps in democratization. We as the Netherlands Gezi Solidarity, deplore this hypocritical attitude and demand the Dutch state to take solid steps for the release of Füsun Erdoğan.
Support the struggle for the imprisoned journalists!
We as the Netherlands Gezi Solidarity protest against both Füsun Erdoğan’s and all other journalists’ imprisonment. We believe we all need to support this struggle against injustice
together. Additionally we do not accept this indifferent attitude of the Netherlands, i.e. the country of our citizenship. Because of these reasons we support the hunger strike of Aktaş Erdoğan, son of Füsun Erdoğan and call on you to show solidarity with him on the dates of 12-13-14 March
Journalists are not terrorists! Freedom for Füsun Erdoğan
Netherlands Gezi Solidarity
Schedule of the Tent of Justice
12th March: 10.00- 18.00 (Bezuidenhoutseweg 67, 2594 AC Den Haag)
13th March: 10.00- 18.00 (het Plein)
14th March: 10.00- 18.00 (het Plein)
16.30-18.00 da eylemin sonlandirilisi ve basin aciklamasi/ending protest and press release. (het Plein)