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IPI calls for immediate release of journalists detained in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for press freedom, today called on the government of Turkey to immediately release nine journalists who were arrested in a country-wide crackdown this week. On Tuesday, August 20, police arrested six journalists who were covering protests against the dismissal of municipal […]

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The serious business of satire in Turkey

By JENNIFER HATTAM / Political climate generates both inspiration and anxiety for cartoonists and other humourists

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Turkey violates right to information again

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the court order blocking access to a number of websites and URLs including news sites and their social media accounts, as well as the social media accounts of civil society movements, politicians and others. Among the blocked sites is Bianet.org, a part of the IPS Communications Foundation, which […]

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IPI joins Universal Period Review report to UN for Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, joins the international press freedom and free expression groups in a submission to the Universal Period Review (UPR) on Turkey. Turkey’s human rights record will come under review by the UN Human Rights Council during the UPR mechanism in January 2020. […]

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