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IPI to hold its first Annual Turkey Media Symposium in Istanbul (Nov. 4-5)

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Turkish Cypriot journalist banned from entering Turkey

  The International Press Institute (IPI),a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned the deportation of Turkish Cypriot journalist Ali Kişmir from Turkey due to an “entry ban”. On October 10, Kişmir, the head of the Turkish Cypriot Press Trade Union, was briefly detained at Istanbul Airport and […]

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Turkey’s press freedom crisis compounded by increasing digital censorship

Turkey’s press freedom crisis is being compounded by increasing digital censorship, a group of international press freedom, journalism and human rights groups said following a joint mission to the country this week. The government has announced plans to table a “disinformation” law that is likely to result in the further criminalization of freedom of expression […]

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IPI leads international mission to Turkey, Oct. 6 – 8, 2021

A coalition of international press freedom and journalist groups will carry out a three-day mission to Turkey this week to investigate serious, continued threats to independent journalism in the country. From October 6 to 8, mission delegates will meet in Ankara and Istanbul, as well as online, with editors, journalists, local civil society groups, Turkish […]

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