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Turkey: IPI strongly condemns police attacks on journalists covering university protests

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the deliberate targeting of and attacks against the journalists covering the mass demonstrations in Kadıköy, Istanbul on February 2, by the police. On February 2, several journalists covering the demonstration in Kadıköy in support of [...]

Turkey Trial Blog: The view from the most interesting cafe in the world

International Press Institue (IPI) Turkey National Committee Vice Chair Emre Kızılkaya monitored the first hearing of the retrial of Erol Önderoğlu, an IPI member and the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Turkey representative, as well as his two co-defendants, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Ahmet Nesin. The three were back in court after their acquittals were overturned [...]

IPI calls for acquittal of Turkey’s Erol Önderoğlu and colleagues ahead of retrial

The International Press Institute (IPI) calls for the immediate acquittal of Erol Önderoğlu, an IPI member and the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Turkey representative, as well as his two co-defendants, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Ahmet Nesin, ahead of their retrial in Turkey on February 3, 2021 on terrorism-related charges. Önderoğlu, a journalist and respected press [...]

Joint statement in support of Erol Önderoğlu, facing 14 years in prison for his acquittal

International Press Institute (IPI) joined the international call in support of Erol Önderoğlu, an IPI member and the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Turkey representative, as well as his two co-defendants, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Ahmet Nesin, ahead of their retrial in Turkey on February 3, 2021, on terrorism-related charges, asking their immediate acquittal. See the [...]

“Turkish Tragedy Continues”: After 28 years, still no justice for murder of Uğur Mumcu

The International Press Institute (IPI) commemorates deeply respected Turkish investigative journalist Uğur Mumcu who was assassinated 28 years ago. On January 24, 1993, Mumcu was killed in front of his house in Ankara after a bomb that had been placed in his car exploded. The assassination was claimed by a series of fundamentalist groups. “IPI [...]

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 [...]