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Turkey media, between European solidarity and tolerance

The difficult situation of Turkey's press told by well-known journalists, the effects of European solidarity initiatives, and the prospects for the future. A report...

Turkish court upholds life sentences without parole for four journalists

Istanbul, October 3, 2018--An Istanbul court of appeals yesterday upheld the sentences of life in prison without parole handed to four prominent Turkish journalists in...

Turkish court hands heavy sentences to Zaman journalists

Turkish authorities should drop all charges against six journalists who worked for the now-shuttered Zaman daily newspaper, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. The journalists...

Turkey: “In this country everything can change at any time”

For more than seven months German journalist Meşale Tolu was held in pre-trial detention in Turkey together with her son, a toddler. In Mid-December...

Rights organizations defend jailed Turkish filmmakers facing up to 5 years in prison

SEENPM joined more than 40 human rights, film and cultural organizations in defense of imprisoned Turkish filmmakers Cayan Demirel and Ertugrul Mavioglu for their...

Cumhuriyet trial: the crime is journalism

Joint statement of freedom of expression and human rights organizations to call on the institutions of the Council of Europe to remind Turkey of...

Journalists in Turkey facing more and more imprisonment

November was a difficult month again for imprisoned and prosecuted journalists in Turkey. More and more professional journalists and media workers are facing imprisonment...

Expression Interrupted: New website from P24 on imprisoned journalists in Turkey

Platform for Independent Journalism (P24), working in cooperation with ARTICLE 19, has launched a new website Expression Interrupted to keep track of numbers of...

Macedonian Court Ruling Favors Formerly Jailed Journalist, Indicates Government Conspiracy

Macedonian journalist Tomislav Kezarovski can finally expect to be formally exonerated of political charges against him, after nearly five years of struggle. by Filip Stojanovski  Kezarovski...

Launch of Forbidden Stories project

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) and Freedom Voices Network announce the launch of Forbidden Stories, a project that aims to secure the data and information...
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