EFD Rights Watch: “accusation against CNN reporter ?ridiculous,? ….

An Istanbul court upheld a previous verdict sentencing a police officer to four years in prison for ‘involuntary manslaughter’ in the fatal shooting of Nigerian refugee Festus Okey
PM Erdoğan had questioned CNN?s impartiality, labeling the US broadcaster’s reporter Ian Watson ‘an agent’ and blasting him for ‘wanting to stir up trouble in Turkey’
Turkish Prime Minister Tayyip Erdogan on Tuesday called CNN correspondent Ivan Watson a “flunky” and an “agent” for his coverage of anti-government protests days after police harassed him live on air.

Turkey unblocks access to YouTube after 67 days

Hurriyet Daily News

Turkey’s telecommunications authority has unblocked access to YouTube upon last week’s Constitutional Court ruling

YouTube access restored in Turkey

BBC News | Europe

Turkey lifts its ban on YouTube, after the country’s highest court ruled that it violated laws on freedom of expression.

ECHR : Torture Convicted After 15 Years

Bianet :: English

The European Court of Human Rights issued a verdict in the case of Yüksel Yiğitdoğan, an inmate who was tortured in detention and forced to testify without a lawyer. Turkey was convicted for violating ECHR?s ?prohibition of inhuman or degrading treatment? and right to a fair trial

Male violence killed 23 women in May. While 56.5 percent of women were murdered by their husbands, the death toll in the first 5 months of the year rose to 112

Turkish PM Erdoğan and CNN International in war of words over Gezi protests

Hurriyet Daily News

Turkish PM Erdoğan blasted CNN International?s correspondent Ivan Watson, who was detained on air during Gezi anniversary protests May 31, for being an ‘agent,’ but the U.S. broadcaster has stood by his reporting
Turkey’s top court rejects YouTube ban
Constitutional court says ban imposed in March on video sharing site violated individual rights and freedoms

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