Resolutions and Statements

The European Bureau for Conscientious Objection (EBCO) stated their support for Yannis-Vasilis Yaylali and Meral Geylani:

The Greek Bureau for Conscientious Objection twitted their support for Yannis-Vasilis Yaylali and Meral Geylani:

Congress members rep. Gus Bilirakis and rep. Carolyn Maloney wrote to the U.S. Department of State about Yiannis-Vasilis Yaylali:

-The International Confederation of Pontian Greeks asks for the immediate release of Yannis-Vasilis Yaylali:

-The Turkish organizations 1) AKA-DER 2) ESP 3) HDP 4) IHD Ankara call: Yannis-Vasilis Yaylali to be release and “Yalniz Degildir” (He is not alone):

-The Athens Bar Association (Greece) condemns the ongoing assault on human rights in Turkey mentioning the cases of Yannis-Vasilis Yaylali, Idil Eser (Director of Amnesty International Turkey) and Taner Kılıç (Head of Amnesty International Turkey):

-The youth organizations of Pontian Youth Union of Athens & Piraeus ( and the Pontian University Students of Athens & Piraeus ( condemn the attack on freedom of expression in Turkey and the arrest of Yannis-Vasilis Yaylali.