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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 [...]

Freedom Dialogues Turkey: Forced shift of Turkish media from conventional to online

Also available on: The ninth episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the ninth episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcast, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest, Cüneyt Özdemir, a news anchor and broadcast journalist with 30 years of experience, spoke [...]

The promise of collaborative journalism in Turkey

By CANAN COŞKUN / As pressure against journalism rises, can working together help reveal the truth?

IPI video series: Turkey’s journalism amid the pandemic

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 second video interview [...]

ECtHR rules on Cumhuriyet journalists’ application, finds rights violation

On November 10, 2020, the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) published its ruling on ten former journalists and executives of Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper in response to their application on extended pretrial detention over daily’s critical coverage and articles. The Court found, unanimously, there has been a violation of Article 5 § 1 of the [...]

New IPI video series: Turkey’s journalism amid the pandemic

The International Press Institute (IPI) is proudly launching the new video reporting series “Journalism under the Shadow of the Pandemic: Turkey”. The project, a series of interviews with leading journalists and media experts, is led by IPI Turkey National Committee member İpek Yezdani. The interviews focus on the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the [...]