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In partnership with the International Federation of Journalists, which represents 600,000 journalists in 179 unions in 140 countries. It fights for journalists’ rights and media freedom. Hundreds of journalists have been arrested, sacked and

Article 19 – Oct 19

We, the undersigned organisations, recognise that the Turkish government has the right and responsibility to investigate the violent events of the July 2016 coup attempt and to bring all those responsible to justice. We also recognise that the

BBC – Jul 16

14 October 2016 Last updated at 14:28 BST Turkey’s most famous writer – Orhan Pamuk – has criticised both the West and the Turkish authorities in connection with the failed July coup. Protesters resisted elements of the Turkish military who tried

European Federation of Journalists – Oct 19

Share the post ‘Turkey: State of emergency provisions violate human rights and should be revoked’ We, the undersigned organisations, recognise that the Turkish government has the right and responsibility to investigate the violent events of the

Turkey protesters march against post-coup purge

Around 500 people march in Turkey’s capital Ankara and in Istanbul to protest against the extension of the state of emergency in the country.
turkeytms.com – Oct 19, 5:57 AM

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has cited an Ottoman-era manifesto to make a case for his country’s participation in a campaign to flush out Islamic State militants from Iraq’s second largest city, reinforcing suspicions about Ankara’s

The immunities of Turkish lawmakers should be reinstated after they were lifted in a June decision, the Council of Europe’s Venice Commission has said in a report on the implications of Turkey’s decision to lift the immunities of 139 deputies.

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