Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey in March. Photo: Depo Photos via Reuters
Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey in March. Photo: Depo Photos via Reuters

US concerned about judicial harassment after Turkish pop star Gulsen’s arrest

  • Singer-songwriter Gulsen was jailed on Thursday pending trial on a charge of incitement to hatred over a remark about religious schools
  • A US State Department spokesperson said it remains concerned about widespread efforts in Türkiye to restrict expression via censorship

Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey in March. Photo: Depo Photos via Reuters
Turkish pop star Gulsen performs during a concert in Aydin, Turkey in March. Photo: Depo Photos via Reuters
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