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Freedom Dialogues Turkey: Agnes Callamard on the murder of Jamal Khashoggi

Also available on: The seventh episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the seventh episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcast, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Agnès Callamard, United Nations special rapporteur on extrajudicial executions, discussed the case of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was brutally murdered two […]

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Turkey Trial Blog: Three journalists on trial for “targeting” police officer in Gezi reporting

On September 17, 2020, IPI attended the first hearing in Turkey of Cumhuriyet journalists Canan Coşkun and Ali Açar and BirGün reporter Can Uğur, who face criminal charges over their reporting on the investigation opened over the death of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan, who died after being hit on the head by a tear gas canister […]

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Turkey reporters jailed over ‘helicopter drop’ story

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and leading journalists for press freedom, condemned the arrest on October 9 of four journalists from Turkey’s Mezopotamya News Agency (MA) and Jinnews after they reported that two Kurdish men were allegedly dropped from a Turkish military helicopter. On September 11, the two men, […]

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IPI Webinar Recap: Germany’s role in defending press freedom in Turkey

As the current holder of the EU presidency, Germany has a crucial role in guiding the bloc’s policy toward Turkey. What strategy should Germany and the EU pursue in defending fundamental rights amid Turkey’s ongoing press freedom crisis? That was the subject of a recent webinar hosted by the International Press Institute (IPI), together with […]

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