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Exiled Turkish journalist attacked in Stockholm suburb
Media Freedom

Exiled Turkish journalist attacked in Stockholm suburb

Swedish-based Turkish journalist Abdullah Bozkurt was attacked by three men yesterday near his home in Stockholm, sending him to the…
Jailed journalist Baransu sentenced to 19.5 years in prison
Turkey

Jailed journalist Baransu sentenced to 19.5 years in prison

Investigative journalist Mehmet Baransu, who has been behind bars since March 2015, has been handed down a prison sentence of…
92 journalists prosecuted in Turkey amid coronavirus measures: report
Turkey

92 journalists prosecuted in Turkey amid coronavirus measures: report

Despite the coronavirus measures in effect in Turkey between March 17 and June 15, 92 journalists were prosecuted in 59…
Turkey releases 6 journalists after top appeals court overturns sentences
Turkey

Turkey releases 6 journalists after top appeals court overturns sentences

The İstanbul 25th High Criminal Court on Monday released journalists Ahmet Memiş, Cemal Kalyoncu, Gökçe Fırat Çulhaoğlu, Ünal Tanık, Yakup…
‘Turkey Tribunal’ established to adjudicate human rights violations, raise int’l awareness
World

‘Turkey Tribunal’ established to adjudicate human rights violations, raise int’l awareness

A “Turkey Tribunal” has been established to adjudicate recent human rights violations in Turkey including torture, abductions, shortcomings in freedom…
Anti-gov’t Twitter user, journalist detained after being targeted by pro-gov’t media
Media Freedom

Anti-gov’t Twitter user, journalist detained after being targeted by pro-gov’t media

Taylan Kulaçoğlu, a popular, anti-government Twitter user, and journalist Hakan Gülseven were detained after they were targeted by pro-government media…
Art of darkness How Fevzi Yazici’s arrest and confinement have transformed his work
Art and Culture

Art of darkness How Fevzi Yazici’s arrest and confinement have transformed his work

Fevzi Yazici missed the opening night of his first professional art exhibit. While other artists were proudly standing beside their…
Rapid spread of COVID-19 in the notorious Silivri Prison in Istanbul, Turkey
Turkey

Rapid spread of COVID-19 in the notorious Silivri Prison in Istanbul, Turkey

Disturbing news are coming out of the Silivri prison in İstanbul, Turkey. According to the İstanbul Bakirkoy Chief Public Prosecutor,…
Take Action: Sign petition to call on Turkish authorities to release jailed purge-victims to stem Covid-19
Turkey

Take Action: Sign petition to call on Turkish authorities to release jailed purge-victims to stem Covid-19

Turkish government is reportedly preparing a judicial reform package, which includes the release of thousands of prisoners to stem Covid-19.…
Turkish court arrests 2 Kurdish news outlet reporters on terrorism charges
Turkey

Turkish court arrests 2 Kurdish news outlet reporters on terrorism charges

A Turkish court in İzmir province on Saturday arrested two journalists from the Kurdish Mezopotamya news agency on terrorism charges,…
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