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New Istanbul mayor offers support for press freedom and quality journalism

The newly elected mayor of Istanbul, Ekrem İmamoğlu, lamented the arrests and prosecution of journalists in Turkey yesterday during a meeting with the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom. İmamoğlu met with an IPI delegation comprising IPI Turkey National Committee Chair Kadri Gürsel, Committee […]

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Turkey should pass judicial reform before parliamentary recess

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called on Turkey to quickly pass a promised judicial reform package that would see journalists who were jailed as part of the Cumhuriyet trial freed pending further appeal. Turkish lawmakers are currently considering ending a rule that bars certain defendants convicted in free-speech-related cases with sentences of less than five […]

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IPI launches study on future of quality journalism in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI) today launched a study on the future of quality journalism in Turkey at the Journalists’ Union of Turkey’s (TGS) Press Academy in Istanbul. The study, entitled “‘It Won’t Always Be Like This’: How to Prepare Turkey’s Journalists for a Freer Era”, is based on more than 100 interviews with journalism […]

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IPI joins international press freedom groups to condemn SETA report

The International Press Institute (IPI) and 20 other human rights and freedom of expression organisations condemn a Turkish pro-government think-tank’s report that accuses leading international media of being biased against the government and singles out their correspondents for attack. The organisations regard the report as a dangerous escalation in the harassment of journalists. Published on […]

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