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Freedom Dialogues Turkey: The EU-Turkey relations and Turkey’s freedom of expression crisis

Also available on: The sixth episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the sixth episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcast, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Sergey Lagodinsky, member of the EU Parliament (Greens/EFA) and the chairman of the delegation [...]

IPI Webinar (Sept 30): “Supporting Press Freedom in Turkey under the German EU Presidency”

REGISTER HERE IPI is hosting a webinar on September 30 as part of its series on press freedom in Turkey co-hosted by the IPI National committees in Germany and Turkey. Four years since the failed coup sparked Turkey’s crackdown on the media, 77 journalists remain behind bars. While this is down from a peak of [...]

IPI condemns court ruling on journalist Can Dündar’s assets

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned a court ruling in a closed hearing which orders former Cumhuriyet newspaper editor-in-chief Can Dündar to physically report to the court in Turkey or be deemed a “fugitive” and have all of his property confiscated. A Turkish court’s ruling on September 17 followed a request by the Istanbul [...]

IPI WoCo Webinar (Sept 23): “Turkey’s Journalism Outlives the Suppression: Looking Ahead to Turkey’s 2023 Centenary”

As part of this year’s World Congress, “Reimagining Journalism with 2020 Vision”, IPI is hosting a webinar on Turkey, how its journalists survive and defy government suppression and continue to produce independent, quality journalism as the Republic prepares to mark its first centenary in 2023. The country’s leading journalists joined by academic experts will explore [...]

Turkey sentences journalists for ‘revealing’ name of intelligence agent

A Turkish court on September 9 sentenced five journalists to a total of 22 years in prison for allegedly “revealing” the name of a national intelligence agent whose identity had already been made public in Parliament. A total of seven journalists with various critical media outlets were charged after reporting on the funeral of a [...]

Freedom Dialogues Turkey: The new social media law and its consequences

Also available on: The fifth episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the fifth episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcast, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Yaman Akdeniz, a prominent Turkish academic and cyber-rights expert, discuss Turkey’s controversial new social [...]

IPI Turkey Webinar recap: Turkey’s new digital censorship regime

The IPI Turkey National Committee (NC) hosted the English-language webinar “Digital Censorship: Turkey’s New Social Media Law and Its Implications for Free Media” following the passage of Turkey’s controversial new social media regulations in July. On Monday, August 31, journalists and members of the IPI National Committee Banu Güven and Emre Kızılkaya hosted Sergey Lagodinsky, [...]

RTÜK fines TELE1 for broadcasting Evrensel newspaper ad celebrating 25th anniversary

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the decision by Turkey’s Radio and Television High Council (RTÜK) to issue the highest possible monetary fine against TELE 1 after it broadcast an advert marking the 25th anniversary of critical newspaper Evrensel. As Evrensel [...]

Series of attacks on local journalists in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned a number of attacks on local journalists and local journalist associations in Antalya, Nevşehir and Bursa, Turkey. On August 19, Şaban Önen, the publisher of Karacabey Yörem newspaper, was attacked by two business owners – [...]

IPI Webinar (Aug 31, 2020): “Digital Censorship: Turkey’s New Social Media Law and Its Implications for Free Media”

The IPI Turkish National Committee will be hosting the English-language webinar “Digital Censorship: Turkey’s New Social Media Law and Its Implications for Free Media" following the passage of Turkey's controversial new social media regulations in July. On Monday, August 31, journalists and of the IPI National Committee and members Banu Güven and Emre Kızılkaya will [...]