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Turkey revokes security detail assigned to prominent opposition figure

Turkey revokes security detail assigned to prominent opposition figure

The Turkish government has revoked a protective detail it previously assigned to Canan Kaftancıoğlu, a prominent member of the main…
CPJ joins call to UN rights council for end to press crackdown in Turkey

CPJ joins call to UN rights council for end to press crackdown in Turkey

The Committee to Protect Journalists joined 12 other press freedom and freedom of expression organizations calling on the member states…
[UPDATE] 5 Cumhuriyet journalists released from prison after top court ruling

[UPDATE] 5 Cumhuriyet journalists released from prison after top court ruling

Five journalists from the Cumhuriyet daily who have been in prison since April were released on Thursday evening after Turkey’s…
Turkey had censored more than 245,000 websites, URLs as of end-2018: report

Turkey had censored more than 245,000 websites, URLs as of end-2018: report

As of the end of 2018, Turkish authorities had banned access to a total of 245,825 websites and URLs, with…
Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 16, 2019

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 16, 2019

Yavuz Selim Demirağ, a columnist for the nationalist daily Yeni Çağ who was attacked by a group of men who…
Turkish court rejects opposition newspaper staff appeal against terror charges

Turkish court rejects opposition newspaper staff appeal against terror charges

Former staff of the mass-circulation Cumhuriyet daily, including journalists and executives, started going back to prison on Thursday, after their…
Court of appeal upholds sentences given to opposition journalists and staff from Cumhuriyet daily

Court of appeal upholds sentences given to opposition journalists and staff from Cumhuriyet daily

Prison sentences that were handed down to staff members of the critical Cumhuriyet daily last year were upheld by a…
2 Sözcü daily columnists indicted on Gülen charges

2 Sözcü daily columnists indicted on Gülen charges

Two columnists from the nationalist, secularist Sözcü newspaper have been indicted on allegations of aiding the faith-based Gülen movement, which…
A major victory for freedom of the press in Turkey: Ahmet Sik is released

A major victory for freedom of the press in Turkey: Ahmet Sik is released

Turkey’s court ruled on Friday that two journalists should be released for the duration of their trial for subversion, a…
Journalists in State of Emergency – 122

Journalists in State of Emergency – 122

Çetin Kurşun, a reporter for the shuttered Kurdish-language newspaper Azadiya Welat, was imprisoned pending trial on February 21, 2018, on the charge…
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