Ahmet Altan is currently in prison in Turkey. The prison administration filters all and arbitrarily blocks some written correspondence forwarded to Ahmet Altan, but letters sent to are read by the author during his regular visits with his attorneys. ”Open” letters sent to Ahmet Altan and/or  his brother Mehmet, who is also in prison, can be viewed at

For all inquiries about Ahmet Altan’s foreign rights, please write to Clementina Liuzzi at

To contact Altan’s publishers in Turkey, please write to Cem İleri at

Questions about the legal process and campaigns supporting Altan can be directed to Yasemin Çongar at