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Turkey: IPI condemns physical attack on Yeniçağ correspondent, calls for thorough investigation

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the assault on Orhan Uğuroğlu, a Turkish TV commentator and Ankara correspondent of the conservative Yeniçağ newspaper and Yeniçağ TV. According to news reports, Uğuroğlu was attacked on January 15 in Ankara by three assailants [...]

How we came together to protect Turkey’s journalists

By AHMET HİLMİ HACALOĞLU / The power of solidarity amid the ongoing press freedom crisis

Corruption, truth and the basic problem

By ÇİĞDEM TOKER / "If we are talking about a corrupt and unjust mentality within the governing party in general, then this may be seen to prevail in other areas, too."

“Journalism under the shadow of pandemic: Turkey”: Independent media as a basic need

The International Press Institute (IPI) recently launched the new video reporting series “Journalism under the Shadow of the Pandemic: Turkey”. The project, which features a series of interviews with leading journalists and media experts about the pandemic’s impact on journalism in Turkey, is being carried out by IPI’s Turkey National Committee. The fifth video is [...]

Journalism amid the pandemic: Independent media still stands strong

The International Press Institute (IPI) recently launched the new video reporting series “Journalism under the Shadow of the Pandemic: Turkey”. The project, which features a series of interviews with leading journalists and media experts about the pandemic’s impact on journalism in Turkey, is being carried out by IPI’s Turkey National Committee. The fourth video interview [...]

Freedom Dialogues Turkey: Turkey’s political atmosphere shapes rights violations

Also available on: The 12th episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the 12th episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcast, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Emma Sinclair-Webb, Turkey director for Human Rights Watch (HRW), discussed Turkey’s free expression violations [...]

#HRD2020: Let Turkey’s Journalists Report Freely

As the world marks Human Rights Day on December 10, the International Press Institute (IPI) is running a new campaign calling on Turkey and the international community to protect press freedom and let journalists report freely. Newspaper ads in Turkey and Europe this week will highlight the importance of press freedom as a human right. [...]

2020 International Mission Report: “Turkey’s Journalists on the Ropes”

FULL REPORT MİSYON RAPORU (TÜRKÇE) VOLLSTÄNDIGER BERICHT (DE) Today, the International Press Institute (IPI) published the Report "Turkey’s Journalists on the Ropes"  the result of the joint International Press Freedom Mission to Turkey October 6-9, revealing the extent of the crackdown on media freedom and calling for concerted action by the international community to tackle [...]

Turkey must stop harassment of Mezopotamya Agency reporters

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Turkish authorities to halt the continued crackdown on the pro-Kurdish Mezopotamya News Agency (MA). Dindar Karataş, an MA reporter, was arrested November 26 on charges of “membership of a terrorist organization”. On November 27, MA reporter Hakan Yalçın was taken into custody during a police raid at [...]

Fighting to report freely amid pandemic: Access to information as government’s leverage

The International Press Institute (IPI) recently launched the new video reporting series “Journalism under the Shadow of the Pandemic: Turkey”. The project, which features a series of interviews with leading journalists and media experts about the pandemic’s impact on journalism in Turkey, is being carried out by IPI’s Turkey National Committee. The third video interview [...]