Bayram gift from CPJ to Turkish government: “Turkey?s Press Freedom Crisis”

Turkey accused of pursuing campaign of intimidation against media from World news: Turkey | by Simon Tisdall Two independent reports have found evidence of a pattern of harassment against writers and broadcasters Ankara is pursuing a systematic campaign of intimidation against the Turkish media, including the prosecution and jailing of writers, and demands for … Read more

Serhatcan Yurdam (@syurdam) derledi: “Taksim’de Özgür Basın Emekçileri için Eylem

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EFD Rights Watch: Cihan Kırmızıgül finally released; A promoted police chief; Child Abuse Tragedy in Prison continues…

    * Student Cihan Kırmızıgül Released ? Bianet – 2 days ago University student Cihan Kırmızıgül was released pending trial at the eighth hearing of his case on Friday (23 March). The Galatasaray University student is     Penalty for Defending Murder with “Tradition” from Bianet :: English The Diyarbakır Bar Association decided for … Read more

Erkan quoted in The Media Line piece: “Turkey?s Jails Filling Up With Journalists”

TURKEY?S JAILS FILLING UP WITH JOURNALISTS Kurdish reporter?s arrest over weekend is the latest in wave of detentions Aziz Tekin, a correspondent for the Kurdish-language newspaper Azadiya Welat, had the misfortune of becoming a news item himself over the weekend when he became the 105th journalist in Turkey to be put behind bars………. ………Erkan Saka, … Read more