Owner of closed Kurdish daily faces 15 years in prison

A court in Diyarbakir on Monday accepted an indictment asking for 15 years in prison for the owner of the now-shut-down Kurdish...

Former deputy arrested shortly after his release

Former Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy Eren Erdem, who was released pending trial yesterday, was arrested again by an İstanbul court today.

112 journalists given various jail sentences in Turkey in 2018

A total of 520 journalists appeared in court in 2018, and 112 of them were given jail sentences of varying durations including...

Erdoğan’s lawyer demands fine for Halk TV over show critical of president

Hüseyin Aydın, a lawyer for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, has applied to the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) to impose ...

Turkish court releases Austrian journalist Max Zirngast from pre-trial detention

An Ankara court on Monday released Austrian journalist Max Zirngast, who has been in pre-trial detention on terrorism charges, after accepting an...

RSF 2018 report: Turkey remains world’s biggest jailer of professional journalists

Turkey continues to be the world’s biggest jailer of professional journalists according to a report released on Tuesday by Reporters without Borders...

TV anchor says pro-gov’t media responsible if something bad happens to him

Fox TV news anchor Fatih Portakal has complained about being targeted by pro-government media outlets due to his recent remarks about the...

Turkey remains world’s worst jailer of journalists, CPJ report says

According to a report released on Thursday by media freedom advocacy group the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), Turkey remains the world’s...

Romanian NGO runs full-page ad to show solidarity with journalist sought by Turkey

Declic, a nongovernmental organization in Romania, on Thursday ran a full-page ad in the country’s most highly circulated newspaper to show solidarity...

Writer Düzkan says will surrender to serve jail sentence for supporting Kurdish daily

Leading Turkish feminist writer Ayşe Düzkan announced in a column on Monday that she would surrender to authorities to serve an 18-month...

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