49 pct of people in Turkey say they are exposed to fake news

Forty-nine percent of the Turkish public thinks they are exposed to fake news, with Turkey heading a list of countries whose citizens claim they...

Critical journalist Aksoy arrested again to serve remaining sentence

Critical Turkish journalist Murat Aksoy was sent back to prison on Thursday after a regional appeals court last month upheld a two year, one...

Turkish journalist Yazgan sentenced to 9 years in prison based on anonymous letter

Vahit Yazgan, the former bureau chief of the shuttered Zaman daily in Turkey’s western province of İzmir, was sentenced to eight years, nine months...

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...

Another journalist arrested for revealing information about intel officer killed in Libya

Murat Ağırel, a journalist from the ultranationalist Yeniçağ daily, has been arrested for revealing information about a Turkish intelligence officer slain in Libya, according...

CoE experts discuss freedom of expression, terrorism with Turkish officials in Ankara

Experts from the Council of Europe (CoE) visited the Turkish capital of Ankara and held discussions with officials from Turkey’s Justice Ministry on Thursday...

Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals declines to uphold aggravated life imprisonment of journalists

The 16th Criminal Department of Turkey’s Supreme Court of Appeals has declined to uphold the aggravated life sentences handed down by a lower court...
Hakan Aygun

Journalist detained twice over ‘pun tweet’

Journalist Hakan Aygün was briefly detained by Turkish police and released after giving a deposition as part of a prosecution prompted by a tweet...

Serious backsliding in democracy, rule of law and fundamental freedoms continues in Turkey: EU

Serious backsliding in the respect for democratic standards, the rule of law and fundamental freedoms continued in the absence of an effective checks and...

Turkey is no longer a country governed by the rule of law, says a...

In a new report unveiled today as part of continuing series that focus on human rights violations and arbitrariness in the application of the...

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