Zeynep Sentek is a Turkish academic and freelance journalist specialising in investigations, human rights, workers' rights, and military issues.

She also coordinates The Black Sea's Turkey investigations, and is the liaison for its work with the European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) network, where she is also a board member.

Zeynep holds an MA in Conflict and Security from the University of Sussex in the UK, and is currently a doctoral student at Heidelberg University in Germany, studying Turkish civil-military relations.

Basic information

Name
Zeynep Sentek
Expertise
human rights, workers' rights, military issues
Country
Romania
City
Bucharest
Twitter

Supported projects

The Malta Files: How the smallest EU country became a haven for global tax avoidance.

  • Corruption

VALLETTA - The Mediterranean republic of Malta operates a tax system where companies pay the lowest tax on profits in the EU - only five per cent. Over the last three months, journalistic network European Investigative Collaborations (EIC) dug into over 150,000 documents that show how international companies take advantage of this system, using Malta as a pirate base for tax avoidance in the EU.

The Toxic Valley

  • Economy
  • Environment
  • Health
  • Industry
  • Work

DILOVASI - The Toxic Valley project looks into the environmental consequences of industrialisation in Turkey, and reveals a pattern of chemical dumping and polluting that has led to a widespread health crisis in the Kocaeli region, the most heavily industrialised area of the country.