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

[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…
Erdoğan says he wishes for a Turkey with a freer press
Turkey

Erdoğan says he wishes for a Turkey with a freer press

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose government has jailed scores of critical journalists and closed down hundreds of media outlets,…
Prosecutors say report targeting journalists is free speech, no need for investigation
Turkey

Prosecutors say report targeting journalists is free speech, no need for investigation

Turkish prosecutors have found no reason to investigate a controversial report compiled by a pro-government think tank examining foreign news…
Moscow police arrest more than 1,300 at Election Protest
World

Moscow police arrest more than 1,300 at Election Protest

Lines of riot police officers in body armor and helmets blocked the streets of central Moscow on Saturday, arresting more…
Radio station cancels show after Turkey’s ex-prime minister is interviewed
Turkey

Radio station cancels show after Turkey’s ex-prime minister is interviewed

A radio show by journalists Yavuz Oghan, Akif Beki and Ismail Saymaz was canceled by Radyo Sputnik a day after…
RSF highlights journalist’s plight in Turkey with Washington Post ad
World

RSF highlights journalist’s plight in Turkey with Washington Post ad

International press freedom organization Reporters Without Borders (RSF) placed a full-page ad in The Washington Post on Wednesday to raise…
President of Ukraine started a meeting with the Prime Minister of Moldova
Ukraine

President of Ukraine started a meeting with the Prime Minister of Moldova

President of Ukraine Volodymyr Zelenskyy started a meeting with Prime Minister of Moldova Maia Sandu who is on a working…
Journalist convicted of Gülen links, released pending appeal
Turkey

Journalist convicted of Gülen links, released pending appeal

The İstanbul 35th High Criminal Court on Tuesday sentenced veteran journalist Mehmet Gündem to six years, 10 months, 15 days…
Professional associations, unions denounce pro-gov’t think tank report profiling journalists
Turkey

Professional associations, unions denounce pro-gov’t think tank report profiling journalists

Turkish journalist associations and unions held a press conference on Tuesday, denouncing a pro-government think tank report profiling journalists working…
Turkish courts handed down sentences to 41 journalists in the first half of 2019
Turkey

Turkish courts handed down sentences to 41 journalists in the first half of 2019

The Free Journalists Initiative (ÖGİ) has announced that the first six months of the year saw the trial of 287…
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