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VIDEO | Cumhuriyet journalists combat injustice with greater commitment

After a trial lasting 17 months, with independent journalism in the dock, Cumhuriyet journalists and executives were sentenced to between 2 and 8 years.

Turkey’s İdris Sayılğan: Hopeful, but not a prisoner of hope

This article is part of a special IPI series on press freedom and the realities of practising journalism in today’s Turkey, written by those most directly affected: Turkey’s journalists. The third hearing in the trial of İdris Sayılğan, a journalist for the shuttered pro-Kurdish Dicle  news agency (DİHA), took place on [...]

Cumhuriyet davası gözlem raporu: Suç yok, delil yok, adalet yok

Read in English 17 aylık adli süreç ve kolektif toplamı 10 yıla yakın tutuklu yargılanma süresinin ardından Cumhuriyet gazetesi gazetecileri ve çalışanlarının yargılandığı dava 25 Nisan 2018’de üç beraat, iki dosyanın davadan ayrılması, ve 2,5 yıl ile 10 yıl arası değişen 14 mantık dışı ağır hapis cezasıyla son buldu. Son kalan bağımsız gazetelerin birinin baş aktörlerine [...]

Nedim Türfent: Ein Prozess, zahllose Ungerechtigkeiten

Dieser Artikel ist Teil einer eigenen IPI-Serie zum Thema Pressefreiheit in der Türkei und den Schwierigkeiten, auf die JournalistInnen in der Türkei heutzutage bei der Ausübung ihres Berufs treffen. Geschrieben werden die Artikel von den Betroffenen: den JournalistInnen der Türkei. Read in English Türkçesi için tıklayınız. Der türkisch-kurdische Fotojournalist Nedim Türfent [...]

Cumhuriyet trial report: No crime, no evidence, no justice

Türkçesi için tıklayınız. After 17 months of judicial proceedings and a collective total of almost 10 years of pretrial detention, the trial of journalists and staff with Turkey’s secular daily Cumhuriyet newspaper ended on April 25, 2018, with three acquittals, the separation of two cases, and 14 inordinately harsh custodial sentences ranging from two-and-a-half to [...]

IPI Yönetim Kurulu, Kurul üyesi Kadri Gürsel ve IPI üyeleri Murat Sabuncu ve Ahmet Şık ile dayanışma içinde

Read in English IPI Yönetim Kurulu üyeleri olarak, büyük bir endişe ve üzüntüyle gözlemlediğimiz Cumhuriyet davasının, uzun süren adli sürecin ardından geçtiğimiz Çarşamba günü IPI Yönetim Kurul üyemiz Kadri Gürsel, saygın üyelerimiz Murat Sabuncu ve Ahmet Şık, ve Cumhuriyet gazetesindeki diğer meslektaşlarımıza mahkumiyetle sonuçlanmasına şahit olduk. Geçtiğimiz 18 ayda, meslektaşlarımızın tutuklanmalarından bu yana, Cumhuriyet’in temsilcilerine [...]

IPI Executive Board declares solidarity with Gürsel, Cumhuriyet journalists

Türkçesi için tıklayınız Members of the International Press Institute (IPI) global Executive Board today released a statement condemning last week’s sentencing of Executive Board member Kadri Gürsel, along with more than a dozen of Gürsel’s colleages at Turkey’s secular Cumhuriyet newspaper, including several IPI members, to prison. The full statement can be found below. As members of the IPI [...]

International groups condemn Cumhuriyet verdict

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists, today joined a coalition of international press freedom organizations in condemning the prison sentences given to 14 journalists and staff members of Turkey’s secular Cumhuriyet newspaper. Those sentenced in the case include IPI Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel as well as IPI [...]

Cumhuriyet journalists sentenced to prison

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned a court decision sentencing 14 journalists and staff members with Turkey’s secular daily Cumhuriyet newspaper to prison on charges of providing support to terrorist groups. Defendants received prison terms ranging from two to eight years, expected to be shortened due to time served. The journalists sentenced are also [...]

IPI in Turkey to monitor final Cumhuriyet hearing

A delegation from the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, publishers and leading journalists, will monitor the seventh and final hearing in the criminal trial against more than a dozen journalists and staff members of the independent Turkish daily newspaper Cumhuriyet on spurious terrorism-related charges. IPI Turkey Advocacy Coordinator Caroline Stockford, who [...]