More and more regular citizens face legal action in Turkey for criticizing gov’t: report

Everyday people in Turkey have increasingly been facing legal charges for their criticism of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and his government’s policies, Turkish...

European court rules Turkey violated rights of Cumhuriyet journalists: report

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has ruled that Turkey violated the right to liberty and security as well as the right to...

Jailed Oda TV journalist released at first hearing of trial: report

Müyesser Yıldız, the Ankara news editor for the OdaTV online news website who was arrested in June on charges of revealing state secrets, was...

Turkish broadcast regulator further stifles dissent by imposing fines on pro-opposition TV channels

Turkey's Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) has imposed fines on broadcasters Halk TV and Tele 1, known for their critical stance against the...

Turkish writer Ahmet Altan held in prison for 1,500 days without a shred of...

The Turkish government has held novelist and journalist Ahmet Altan in İstanbul's Silivri Prison for 1,500 days without a shred of credible evidence that...

Appeals court upholds life sentences for 4 defendants including journalist Karaca, former MP İşbilen:...

A regional court of appeals in Ankara has ruled to uphold the aggravated life sentences of four defendants — journalist Hidayet Karaca, former lawmaker...

Turkish court considers publishing leaked state documents an act of terrorism

A Mersin court that handed down a prison sentence of 19 years, six months to jailed investigative journalist Mehmet Baransu on three separate charges...

Social media giants fined by Turkish government under controversial social media law

Turkish authorities have fined several social media companies, including Facebook, Twitter, Tik Tok and YouTube, 10 million Turkish lira (1.3 million euros) each under...

Lawyers detained solely for practicing legal profession should be immediately and unconditionally released: Amnesty...

All lawyers who have been detained solely for practicing the legal profession should be immediately and unconditionally released, Amnesty International said in a public...

Turkey declared ‘not free’ in world freedom report

Political and civil rights in Turkey have deteriorated so severely under President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that Turkey is no longer a free country, according...

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