German daily reporter under detention over stories on Erdoğan’s son-in-law

The Turkey representative of the German Die Welt daily, Deniz Yücel, has reportedly been under detention since Tuesday as part of an investigation for...

3 more social media users arrested for insulting Erdoğan

Three people were arrested on Thursday in Tekirdağ for “disseminating terrorist propaganda” and “insulting” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan on social media, the Cumhuriyet...

Turkish Culture Ministry demands censorship for short film ‘The Last Schnitzel’

Turkish Culture Ministry has demanded two directors to censor their short film as condition to be able to get permission to take part in...

One more journalist detained by police in İstanbul

Turkish government’s crackdown on critical journalists continued with the detention of pro-Kurdish journalist Selahattin Aslan. Journalist Aslan was detained by police at Istanbul’s Sabiha...

Erdoğan says Turkey has more press freedom than most Western countries

At a time when Turkey ranks the first as the jailer of the most number of journalists, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has said the...

Woman detained while visiting imprisoned husband on Valentine’s Day

İ.A.O. was detained in Trabzon prison when she was visiting her husband H.O., who had been earlier jailed as part of the government’s post-coup...

Amnesty International launches a global campaign for jailed journalists in Turkey

International human rights body, Amnesty International (AI), has launched a global campaign with the title of “A Prison of Silence: The Death of Journalism...

Boğaziçi University rector cancels panel discussion over gov’t critic speaker

Mehmed Özkan, the controversially-appointed rector of Turkey’s prestigious Boğaziçi University has cancelled a panel discussion that was set to host an outspoken government critic, Serra...

Jailed journalist Şık says AKP gov’t has embraced junta regime agenda

Imprisoned Cumhuriyet daily reporter Ahmet Şık said in a hearing on Wednesday that the government has embraced the agenda of a junta regime. The trial...

Sweden Deeply Concerned About Rights Violations In Turkey

Swedish government on Wednesday expressed its deep concerns on backslide of human rights, rule of law and crackdown on the opposition and media in...

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