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Hurriyet Daily News ‏@HDNER Breaking: #Turkish court releases daily Zaman’s chief editor, arrests Samanyolu TV head

Deputy PM Arınç has opposed the detention of two media chiefs who were taken into custody during controversial weekend raids on journalists and television staff linked to Gülen
Turkey has appealed the European Court of Human Rights’ (ECHR) ruling that said high school students must be allowed to opt out of religious education classes, which are currently compulsory.
The widespread arrest of journalists in Turkey has been condemned, but Erdoğan doesn’t care – a critical press is his main obstacle to re-election
Maraş Province Governor’s Office banned all marching, protest and press statement activities related to the commemoration of 1978 Maraş Massacre that officially killed 111 people.
Nieman Fellows in the class of 2015 at Harvard University have selected prominent Turkish journalist and writer Hasan Cemal as this year’s recipient of the Louis M. Lyons Award for Conscience and Integrity in Journalism.

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