Turkey Dispatches is a special series on press freedom and the realities of practising journalism in today’s Turkey, written by those most directly affected: Turkey-based journalists.

Turkey’s female journalists doubly targeted in media crackdown

By MEŞALE TOLU / Women journalists face physical and psychological attacks on a daily basis

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Born out of solidarity, new Turkish news platform fights to survive

By BURCU KARAKAŞ / Practising journalism in Turkey has become an existential issue

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WhatsApp groups: Another side to censorship in Turkey

By ÇINAR LİVANE ÖZER / Only pre-approved questions welcomed at government press conferences

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Analysis: Use of courtroom video link violates Turkey journalists’ rights

By VEYSEL OK / Technical failures exacerbate questions of fair trial raised by SEGBİS system

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Trials of Kurdish journalists share same hallmark violations

By NIMET ÖLMEZ / Reporters held hundreds of miles from trial location, denied right to appear before judge in person

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