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Turkish court bans coverage of Parliament corruption inquiry

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned an unprecedented court order banning Turkish media from reporting on a parliamentary inquiry into corruption accusations against four former cabinet ministers. Hurriyet Daily News reported that the ban, which is set to last until Dec. 27, was announced yesterday, days before two former ministers were set to present […]

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Erosion of media freedom in Turkey threatens country’s democracy, IPI warns

Turkey risks a serious backslide in democracy unless a recent trend of erosion of media freedom is reversed, the International Press Institute (IPI) warned today at the close of a joint press freedom mission to the country with the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ). The warning followed a four-day mission in which an international IPI/CPJ […]

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IPI urges Turkish president to reject Internet law amendments

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