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IPI Webinar Recap (April 26): Election Reporting

Turkey heads towards landmark presidential and parliamentary elections on May 14. To shed light on journalism during election times, the International Press Institute (IPI) Turkey National Committee, in partnership with Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul, hosted a webinar as part of a series of discussions addressing challenges of journalism amid political, social, and technological developments in the […]

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Turkey: Journalists face detentions, violence ahead of election

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, journalists and media executives for press freedom, condemns the latest wave of assaults and detentions of journalists across Turkey. As national elections approach, journalists must be allowed to do their job of informing the public on critical issues and authorities must ensure their safety. IPI […]

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Media Freedom on the Line as Turkey Approaches Elections

As Turkey prepares for presidential and parliamentary elections, press freedom and human rights groups demand that, whoever forms the next government, unwinding a decade of restrictions on media freedom must be a central priority for the country. The extent of the media freedom crisis facing Turkey is outlined in the International Press Institute’s (IPI) report […]

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Turkey: International groups demand release of Kurdish journalists, lawyers, political party officials detained in pre-election crackdown

Media freedom, freedom of expression, and human rights organisations call on Turkish authorities to stop the systematic harassment and intimidation of Kurdish journalists, media workers, media outlets, the lawyers that defend them, and Kurdish political party officials, give them access to legal counsel, disclose full details of charges brought and to ensure that they are […]

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