At least 150 detained due to social media posts criticizing #Afrin operation… [EFD Rights Watch]

News in Turkish here. Same news says 11 of them are already arrested. 
Human Rights Watch – Jan 22, 10:00 AM

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.

RSF – Jan 23, 4:29 AM

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

OSCE – Vienna – Jan 17

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

The content that caused trouble between Turkey and the information-sharing platform Wikipedia has been changed.
The ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP) have “given a green light” to the right-wing nationalist Great Union Party (BBP) to join their alliance, and are waiting to see whether the small religious Felicity Party (SP) also joins them, according to anonymous sources.
The Istanbul 27th High Criminal Court has rejected journalist Mehmet Altan’s demand to be released from jail, resisting the Constitutional Court’s ruling that his imprisonment violated his constitutional rights.
Financial Times – Jan 12, 1:27 AM

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


The Council of Europe has said it is closely following the consequences of the Turkish Constitutional Court ruling that the jailing of journalists Şahin Alpay and Mehmet Altan during trial violates their constitutional rights

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