Turkey’s top court says rights of journalists not violated

Turkey’s Constitutional Court on Thursday ruled there was no violation in the cases of journalists Ahmet Şık, Murat Sabuncu, Bülent Utku and Akın Atalay,...

Cumhuriyet journalists return to jail to serve their time

Several journalists and media staff who received prison sentences in a trial involving the Cumhuriyet newspaper arrived at the Kocaeli Courthouse on Thursday to...

Cumhuriyet journalists’ lawyers appeal upcoming jail terms

The lawyers of eight former employees of the Cumhuriyet daily have appealed to an Istanbul court for the suspension of the execution of their...

Prosecutor demands lengthy prison sentences for Sözcü journalists, owner

A Turkish prosecutor on Thursday demanded lengthy prison sentences for columnists, reporters and media workers from the Sözcü daily on charges of supporting a...

Turkey remains 157th out of 180 countries in world press freedom index

Turkey’s ranking in Reporters Without Borders’ (RSF) 2018 World Press Freedom Index, released on Thursday, remained at 157th out of 180 countries as the...

Journalist sentenced to prison for press statement in 2015

Sezgin Kartal, a reporter for ABC Gazetesi and a former member of the pro-Kurdish Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) party council, was sentenced Thursday to...

German journalist returns to İstanbul after Turkey relents on press credential

The Turkish government has renewed the press credentials of Tagesspiegel reporter Thomas Seibert after initially refusing to do so, Deutsche Welle Turkish service reported...

8 more journalists convicted in Özgür Gündem case

Eight more journalists were convicted on Wednesday of disseminating terrorist propaganda while serving as the symbolic editor-in-chief for a day of the now-closed Kurdish...

Senior editor to remain in jail despite lack of evidence

A court in İstanbul ruled on Thursday for a continuation of the pre-trial detention of Harun Çümen, the last responsible managing editor of the...

Jailed journalist Ünal: Indictment has lost validity as prosecutor suspended

Mustafa Ünal (51), a jailed veteran journalist and former Ankara bureau chief for the now-closed Zaman daily, has said since the prosecutor who indicted...

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