Yasemin Çongar

Yasemin Çongar

Biography

Yasemin Çongar is a co-founder of P24—a non-profit platform for independent journalism in Turkey—and the founding director of Istanbul Literature House. An editor, essayist, and translator, Çongar is the author of four books in Turkish. In June 2021, Turkish prosecutors charged her with obtaining state secrets while an editor at the now-defunct newspaper Taraf, and in March 2022, she was sentenced to three years and four months.

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