Countries under surveillance
Domain name : .tr
Population : 77,804,122
Internet users : 35,000,000
Average monthly salary : 560 U.S. dollars
Number of imprisoned netizens : 0
The YouTube saga
Much was written throughout Turkey in 2010 about the fate of the Google-owned video-sharing website YouTube. Blocked in Turkey since May 2008 because of videos which Ataturk, the founder of the Republic and the nation, deemed ?offensive,? it was rendered accessible again in October 2010 after a series of unexpected developments. CONTINUE
Index On Censorship
The Ergenekon case began four years ago, as an ambitious legal investigation seeking to reveal plots against Turkish democracy. It would supposedly uncover the misdeeds of Turkish state officials who were part of an alleged ultra-nationalist plot that
A graduate student?s life and career are ruined by the courts.
Hüseyin Edemir is a face to be put on the judicial tragedy of Turkey as not only high profile journalists or alleged coup suspect generals suffer from being put on trial under arrest with highly questionable evidence.
Press freedom in Turkey: A dangerous place to be a journalist
Mr Sik and Mr Sener have been accused of involvement with the so-called Ergenekon gang, an organisation of generals and like-minded accomplices alleged to have plotted to overthrow AK. The investigation into Ergenekon, which began in 2007,
Sur cette vidéo, mise en ligne sur Youtube en septembre dernier, l?extrait d?un entretien entre Nedim Sener – journaliste d?investigation turc dont l?arrestation dans le cadre du procès Ergenekon a provoqué l?émoi en Turquie – et Cüneyt Özdemir, un de ses confrère de CNN Türk. Dans cet extrait ils évoquent le mouvement de Fethullah Gülen, peut-être à l?occasion de l?arrestation d?Hanefi Avci. Leurs propos montrent bien en tous les cas le climat délétère qui règne en Turquie autour de ces questions. Et ils résonnent aujourd?hui de façon prémonitoire.
Erdogan rejects accusations of trying to suppress Turkish media
Southeast European Times
His statement followed the arrests last week of about ten journalists, as part of the so-called Ergenekon investigation into a suspected plot to topple the government. The arrests spurred reactions from the EU, the US and international human rights
Journalism and coup charges
At his party’s parliamentary group meeting earlier this week, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan responded to criticism against his government that suggested it is behind the arrests of some journalists in the latest wave of Ergenekon arrests as part
Turkish Reporters’ Arrests Spur Backlash Against ‘Deep State’ Probe
Wall Street Journal
Prosecutors this week formally arrested six journalists and a writer on charges they belonged to the alleged organization, known as Ergenekon, which is accused of attempting to destabilize Turkey and topple its leaders. Associated Press Ahmet Sik
Five students from Dicle University who boycotted their school because of the killing of two fellow students by the police were sentenced to a total of 57 years in prison for several of offences. Lawyer Deniz announced to appeal the decision