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International Press Institute – Sep 24

Category: Press Releases, Europe, Turkey VIENNA, Sep 24, 2015 – Journalism in Turkey is “agonizing under unbearable pressure”, leading Turkish journalist and Chair of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s Turkish National

Inside Turkey’s media battleground

Threats, raids and arrests: Turkey intensifies pressure on the press; Plus, Bosnia’s divided media.
A local research company, which was previously raided by financial inspectors after releasing an opinion poll showing Turkey’s ruling party losing votes, has announced its pollsters were detained in Istanbul while conducting a study
A local research company, which was previously raided by financial inspectors after releasing an opinion poll showing Turkey’s ruling party losing votes, has announced its pollsters were detained in Istanbul while conducting a study
Gültekin Avcı, a columnist for daily Bugün, was detained on Sept. 18 in the Aegean province of İzmir as a part of an investigation into an alleged terrorist organization
It was in 2014 when the Freedom House decreased Turkey’s press freedom status from partly free to not free as a result of sharp deterioration in press freedom in 2013.
Angry mobs lashing out against an influential newspaper are part of a fierce campaign of intimidation that seems inspired by Turkish politicians.
VIDEO: Turkey-PKK conflict ‘escalating fast’

The number of policemen and soldiers who have been killed in Turkey since a ceasefire with Kurdish militant group the PKK broke down in July, has risen to more than 120.

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