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IPI’dan Bakan Bozdağ’a tepki: Hapiste gazeteciler var

Read this article in English Viyana merkezli Uluslararası Basın Enstitüsü (IPI), Adalet Bakanı Bekir Bozdağ’ın şu anda demir parmaklıklar arkasında bulunan yaklaşık 150 gazetecinin gazetecilik faaliyetlerinden değil “terörist, katil ya da uyuşturucu satıcısı olduğu için” hapiste olduğuna dair ifadelerini “absürt ve utanç verici” bulduğunu bildirdi. Bozdağ, bu açıklamayı pazartesi gecesi, Cumhurbaşkanı’na çok geniş iktidar sağlayacak [...]

IPI blasts ‘disgraceful’ remarks by Turkey justice minister

Bu yazıyı Türkçe okumak için burayı tıklayınız Remarks by Turkey’s justice minister suggesting that the nearly 150 journalists currently behind bars in the country are terrorists, murderers or drug dealers and that no journalist is in prison due to journalistic work are “absurd and disgraceful”, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. Justice Minister Bekir [...]

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IPI’s database on online abuse against journalists

Visit the Database The International Press Institute (IPI) today launched an online database aimed at recording harassment, abuse, threats, hacking and other web-based methods of intimidating independent media into silence. Intended as a resource for journalists, researchers and media freedom advocates, the database currently contains 766 verified instances of online abuse against [...]

Turkey’s detention of journalists ‘monumental injustice’

Turkey’s imprisonment of more than 100 journalists for months without any chance to contest the flimsy allegations they face is a monumental injustice that is completely incompatible with democratic values, the International Press Institute (IPI) said yesterday. IPI made the statement on the one-month anniversary of the arrest of IPI Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel [...]

“The road might seem dark but believe me it will soon be over”

Friends and colleagues of Kadri Gürsel, who remains incarcerated in Turkey’s Silivri Prison, have committed themselves to fighting for his release and that of all journalists in jail in the country. In light of recent events, Turkey has become the biggest jailer of journalists, with almost 140 currently behind bars, prompting international criticism. According to [...]

IPI sends letter of hope to Kadri Gürsel, all jailed journalists in Turkey

“We will not stop fighting until you and your colleagues walk free”, IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi concluded in the letter she addressed directly to IPI Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel and all journalists currently in jail in Turkey. The letter is intended to bring hope to all imprisoned journalists, and specifically to Kadri Gürsel, [...]

Governments urged to press Turkey on media freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today endorsed a call by the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) on governments to rethink relations with Turkey in light of ongoing efforts to silence independent media in the country. The ACM, a strategic partner of IPI, urged Caribbean governments to speak out against Turkey’s actions and to hold [...]

Join our campaign to #FreeTurkeyJournalists!

On Oct. 31, Turkish police launched a mass operation against the newspaper Cumhuriyet, one of the last remaining sources of independent news and information in Turkey. Police detained at least 13 journalists at the newspaper, including Editor-in-Chief and IPI Member Murat Sabuncu and IPI's Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel, who is also the [...]