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Fikir yazısı: Kısa süren sevincin ardından hukuk devletinin düşüşü

Read in English. Uluslararası Basın Enstitüsü (IPI), geçtiğimiz hafta akademisyen ve gazeteci Mehmet Altan’ı mercek altına alarak savunma metninden ifadelere alıntı yapmıştı. Altan savunmasında, “Hukuk söz konusu olsa, bunların hiç birini yaşamayacaktım. Hukuk yok edildiği için ben buradayım,” sözlerini kullanmıştı. 16 Şubat Cuma günü, Altan ve aynı davada sanık beş kişiye “ağırlaştırılmış” müebbet cezası verilmesi […]

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Cumhuriyet Trial

The trial of 17 journalists and executives from daily newspaper Cumhuriyet who are charged in a case accusing the newspaper of having supported terrorists through its reporting will begin on July 24, 2017 at Istanbul’s Çağlayan Justice Palace at 10:30 a.m. Proceedings are tentatively scheduled to continue this week until July 28. Prosecutors are demanding prison terms […]

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Jailed Turkey journalists get Austria press freedom prize

The International Press Institute (IPI) today saluted imprisoned journalists in Turkey who were collectively honoured with the Presseclub Concordia’s annual prize for press freedom and freedom of information at a ceremony yesterday in Vienna, but expressed concern that a Kurdish journalist was not given an Austrian visa in time to travel to accept the award […]

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Activists in Vienna gather to support Turkey’s journalists

Activists in Vienna joined colleagues around the world marking World Press Freedom Day 2017 today by gathering near Turkey’s embassy to Austria to call on the Turkish government to free journalists imprisoned for their work. The activists had hoped to deliver a petition signed by more than 10,000 people calling on Turkey’s government to free […]

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