Türkiye: SES former co-president Gönül Erden released

Gönul Erden, former co-president of PSI affiliate SES in Türkiye, (the Trade Union of Public Employees in Health and Social Services), has been in prison since 22 September 2021. Selma Atabey, current SES co-president, arrested on 4 July 2022, remains unjustly in jail.

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Scandalously fabricated accusations by a sold-out judiciary keep workers in prison for as long as possible — like Gönul Erden, in jail since 22 September 2021, and Selma Atabey, who has just been arrested last 4 July for “breach of bail conditions”.

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Dr Şebnem Korur Fincancı was detained on charges of spreading terrorist propaganda after she spoke about alleged use of chemical weapons by the Turkish army against the Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK) in northern Iraq. Read article published by People’s Health Dispatch.

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