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Turkey violates right to information again

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the court order blocking access to a number of websites and URLs including news sites and their social media accounts, as well as the social media accounts of civil society movements, politicians and others. Among the blocked sites is Bianet.org, a part of the IPS Communications Foundation, which […]

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IPI joins Universal Period Review report to UN for Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, joins the international press freedom and free expression groups in a submission to the Universal Period Review (UPR) on Turkey. Turkey’s human rights record will come under review by the UN Human Rights Council during the UPR mechanism in January 2020. […]

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Analysis: Turkish Constitutional Court’s inconsistent stance on press freedom

By HÜRREM SÖNMEZ / Recent contradictory decisions show court’s approach not always in favour of journalists’ rights

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Turkey Free Expression Trial Monitoring Report – July 2019

The International Press Institute (IPI), in cooperation with the Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA), today published a new report analysing the extent to which Turkish courts protect the fundamental rights of journalists and others exercising their right to free expression. The July 2019 Turkey Free Expression Trial Monitoring Report (the Report), written by IPI […]

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