Turkey investigated 14,186 social media accounts, taking legal action against 6,743 of them in...

Turkish police investigated 14,186 social media accounts in the first seven months of 2020, taking legal action against 6,743 of them on charges of...

Confiscated Zaman daily headquarters now used as court building

The headquarters of Zaman newspaper, which was seized and later shut down by the Turkish government, was assigned to the İstanbul judicial complex to...
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Turkish government fears criticism more than pandemic: Amnesty International

Amnesty International said, in a report released Thursday, the fact that prisoners of conscience have been left to languish in appalling conditions despite a...

Journalist investigated over report on woman’s rape by noncommissioned officer: report

An investigation has been opened into İdris Yayla, publisher of the Jiyan Haber newspaper, for "provoking the public to hatred and hostility or denigrating...

UPDATE: Controversial Turkish social media law goes into effect

A law on Internet crimes – the so-called social media law – approved by the Turkish parliament on Wednesday, went into effect after it...

Turkish parliament approves controversial social media bill

The Turkish parliament on Wednesday approved an amendment to the law on Internet crimes submitted last week by the ruling Justice and Development Party...
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Press Release: New social media regulation will further stifle free speech in Turkey

The Turkish Parliament passed a social media regulation on July 29 that will, if signed by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, further stifle free speech...

United Nations: The new social media bill will further undermine the right of people...

Spokesperson for the UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Liz Throssell in a press statement on Tuesday expressed concern over the moves by the...

RSF slams Turkey’s new social media regulation

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) in a statement issued July 22 condemned an amendment to the law on Internet crimes submitted this week by the...

‘At least 721 journalists arrested in Turkey in 17 years’

At least 721 journalists were arrested in Turkey between 2002 and 2019, 93 of whom are still in prison, a report released on Thursday...

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