European rights court orders Turkey to compensate owner of shut-down Kurdish daily

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) on Tuesday ordered Turkey to compensate the owner of a Kurdish newspaper that was shut down in...

2 German journalists leave Turkey after press credentials not renewed

Thomas Seibert, a reporter for the Berlin-based Tagesspiegel daily, and Jörg Brase, a correspondent for German public broadcaster ZDF, flew to Germany on Sunday after...

Senior economy editor arrested on terrorism charges

Former senior economy editor and the author of a number of books Zafer Özcan (45) was arrested in western Akhisar province on Thursday as...

Erdoğan gov’t fails to cancel UN Human Rights Council event on Turkey

The Turkish government mobilized its entire diplomatic corps in both New York and Geneva to prevent a human rights debate from taking place during...

Former CHP deputy given 4-year jail sentence on terrorism charges

Eren Erdem, a former deputy from Turkey’s main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP), has been handed down a jail sentence of four years, two...

Turkish entertainment TV station suspends broadcasting, claiming political pressure

Turkey’s second oldest private TV station, Flash TV, an entertainment outlet, has announced a self-imposed suspension of broadcasting for two months, claiming heavy political...

European journalists barred from summit with EU in Turkey

A number of European journalists were shut out of a meeting on Thursday between Turkish and EU officials, Turkish media reported. The journalists were kept...

Amnesty activist Webb writes letter of solidarity to jailed journalist Parıldak

Felicity Webb, an Amnesty International activist from the UK, has written a letter of solidarity to journalist Ayşenur Parıldak, who is among the dozens...

39 TRT journalists get 260 years in total on terrorism charges

The Ankara 22nd High Criminal Court has handed down jail sentences of varying lengths to journalists from state-run Turkish Radio and Television (TRT) on charges...

Turkish gov’t secretly investigated family members of critical journalists

The Turkish government secretly investigated the family members of journalists critical of the government including their spouses and children, a document obtained by Nordic...

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