Turkey’s Erdoğan targets journalists by labeling them as ‘provocateurs’

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has once again targeted journalists by labeling them as "provocateurs disguised as journalists." Erdoğan also slammed the judiciary, labeling judges "so-called...

Turkish court rules for continuation of journalist Mehmet Baransu’s imprisonment

A Turkish court ruled on Friday for the continuation of the imprisonment of journalist Mehmet Baransu, a former correspondent for the now-defunct Taraf newspaper,...

Investigation launched into opposition deputy İslam over tweets allegedly ‘insulting’ Turkey

The Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation into Felicity Party (SP) deputy Cihangir İslam on accusations of “insulting the Turkish nation,...

Freedom House reports Turkey fails in Internet freedom over past year

Turkey's restrictive Internet policy and digital surveillance continued to grow last year, with Turkey scoring 66 out of 100 on Internet freedom, according to...

Turkish court rules for continuation of journalist Ece Sevim Öztürk’s pretrial imprisonment

A Turkish court ruled for the continuation of the pretrial detention of Ece Sevim Öztürk, an investigative journalist who has been behind bars since...

Turkey’s pro-government Vatan newspaper ends print edition

Turkey's pro-government Vatan newspaper on Wednesday announced that it will terminate its print operations after Nov. 1 and go digital only, according to a...

Turkish court rules for continuation of TRT employees’ imprisonment over alleged Gülen links

A court in Ankara ruled on Wednesday for a continuation of the imprisonment of nine dismissed employees of Turkey's state broadcaster TRT during a...

IOHR organizes int’l conference on unprecedented threat to human rights in Turkey

The International Observatory of Human Rights (IOHR) has announced that it holding an international conference on Nov. 2, 2018 in Geneva to highlight the...

Prison administration investigates Kurdish journalist for map showing Turkey smaller than actual size

The administration of a high-security prison in the eastern province of Van launched an investigation into jailed Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent for a world...

Turkish court rules for continuation of journalist Gündem’s imprisonment over Gülen links

A Turkish court ruled on Tuesday for a continuation of the pretrial detention of veteran Turkish journalist Mehmet Gündem, who was arrested on Nov....

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