EFD Rights Watch: Minorities in Turkey tagged by ?race codes… Can Dündar, another victiom of pressure on media…

Can Dündar dismissed from daily Milliyet for critical Gezi stance

Renowned columnist Can Dündar has been dismissed from Milliyet, adding a new casualty to the list of journalists who left their media outlets in the aftermath of the Gezi unrest

Minorities in Turkey tagged by ?race codes,? official document reveals

An official document has revealed that Turkey?s population administration system has been recording citizens who have Armenian, Jewish or Anatolian Greek (Rum) origins

BDP co-chair fined for ?attacking personal rights of? Turkey?s Chief of General Staff

BDP co-chair Selahattin Demirtaş has been fined for ‘attacking the personal rights’ of Turkey?s Chief of General Staff Necdet Özel.

Journalist Can Dündar Laid Off From Milliyet

Can Dündar, a prominent journalist whose column recently didn?t appear in Milliyet newspaper, has been laid by the newspaper administration.

Turkey tightens grip to deter protests

Ankara reacts to violent clashes with warnings ringleaders could face life sentences, and it moves to ban political chants at sports events

Not just a bad day for journalism, but for Turkish democracy

The Guardian (UK) July 30, 2013 Tuesday, p. 30 Yavuz Baydar * Last week I was fired from my job as independent ombudsman for the Turkish daily newspaper Sabah, following the censoring of my column. I had worked for the newspaper in this position since 2004. I had been hired by its previous editorial management


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