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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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IPI condemns lawsuits against Evrensel, Birgün and Cumhuriyet newspapers by Ministry of Health official

The International Press Institute (IPI),a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, today condemned lawsuits against Turkish newspapers Evrensel, Birgün and Cumhuriyet after their reporting on a parliamentary question raising corruption allegations involving Vice Minister of Health Sabahattin Aydın. Earlier this year,opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) MP Murat Emir submitted […]

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Turkish journalists discuss independent journalism models at IPI WoCo 2021

IPI World Congress, IPI’s biggest annual event bringing dozens of journalists, editors and publishers around the world together on a varity of discussions on independent journalism, was held this year in Vienna between September 15 and 17 as a hybrid event. In threeday-long sessions attended by dozens of journalists from various countries, a wide range […]

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