The Turkish government’s intolerance of criticism knows few bounds. Police detained writer and human rights activist Nurcan Baysal from her house in Diyarbakır, southeastern Turkey, late Sunday. As I write this she remains in custody.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) condemns the increase in censorship in Turkey – including “patriotic journalism” directives and a wave of arrests of critical journalists – that has accompanied the Turkish government’s
VIENNA, 17 January 2018 – The OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Harlem Désir today, in a letter to Minister of Foreign Affairs Mevlüt Çavuşoğlu, called on the Turkish authorities to ensure that the
Turkey ‘s justice system was plunged into confusion on Friday after a pair of criminal courts defied an order by Turkey’s highest court to release two jailed journalists. The constitutional court ruled on Thursday that the pre-trial detention of