Report: Turkish people prefer closed messaging services for sharing news

Mainstream media in Turkey are losing their monopoly in agenda setting with the emergence of digital news sites, while fear of state surveillance has...

Turkish court rules for continuation of arrest of Zaman columnist Ali Ünal

A high criminal court in the western Turkish province of Uşak has ruled for the continuation of the arrest of former Zaman daily columnist...
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Turkish gov’t ready to block ‘abnormal’ social media messages on election day

The Turkish government is preparing to block “abnormal” social media messages during elections on June 24, the Cumhuriyet daily reported on Friday. According to the...

Turkish court rules to jail Kurdish journalist Berzan Güneş in Şırnak province

A court in Turkey's eastern Şırnak province on Monday ruled to jail Kurdish journalist Berzan Güneş, a reporter for the pro-Kurdish Mezopotamya news agency,...

Jailed Zaman columnist Alkan seen with wife in first photo from Turkish prison

A photo of Ahmet Turan Alkan, a columnist from the now-closed Zaman daily, with his wife during an open visit at Silivri Prison, where...

Turkey’s court of appeals declines to halt CHP’s Berberoğlu trial due to re-election

The 16th Chamber of the Supreme Court of Appeals on Friday rejected an application made by lawyers representing jailed Republican People’s Party (CHP) deputy...

Newspaper removes op-ed claiming Turkey asked US to halt Halkbank probes in exchange for...

The pro-government Hürriyet daily on Saturday removed from its website a column claiming that two separate investigations targeting Turkey’s Halkbank are being conducted in...

Turkish-German journalist Tolu: No child should see the inside of a prison

Turkish-German journalist Meşale Tolu, who was imprisoned in Turkey for more than half a year, at times held with her 2-year-old son, told Deutsche Welle...

Turkish gov’t prosecutes 261 people over social media posts in a week

The Turkish government has investigated 376 social media accounts and taken legal action against 261 users over the last week (Sept.10-Sept.17) on accusations of...

Recently released CHP deputy Enis Berberoğlu takes oath in Turkish Parliament

Turkey's main opposition Republican People's Party (CHP) deputy Enis Berberoglu took his oath of office in parliament on Monday after the Supreme Court of...

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Download PDF Turkey has expanded its witch hunt against critics to the West African nation of Senegal, specifically targeting...

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Download PDF   Turkey, the most notorious country in the world in terms of jailing journalists, with 237 currently behind bars, has also come after foreign...

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Download PDF - New report highlights crackdown on Kurdish political movement in Turkey The Kurdish political movement has come under intense pressure from the current government...

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