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IPI to hold its second Annual Turkey Media Symposium in Izmir (Nov. 11)

Organized by the International Press Institute (IPI) Turkey National Committee and co-hosted by Izmir University of Economics on its campus in Izmir on November 11, 2022, IPI’s second annual Turkey Media Symposium, entitled “Media Economy and Financial Sustainability”, will bring together a new generation of young journalists and journalism students from across Turkey with international and […]

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Turkey: 11 Kurdish journalists detained in simultaneous house raids

The International Press Institute (IPI), the global network of editors, journalists, and media executives, condemns the detention of 11 Kurdish journalists in Turkey on October 25, 2022. The detentions took place across several different cities as part of what authorities claimed was an “anti-terror operation”. Turkey regularly abuses anti-terror law to target journalists, who are […]

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Turkey: International delegation condemns passage of disinformation law and issues call to protect safety and freedom of journalists ahead of 2023 elections

Overview Turkey’s journalists are bracing themselves for a renewed attack on their safety and freedoms in the run up to the country’s 2023 general elections following passage of a new disinformation law that threatens to close down public criticism and debate, an international media freedom mission visiting Turkey from October 12 to 14, 2022, has […]

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IPI leads international mission to Turkey, Oct. 12 – 14, 2022

A coalition of international journalism, press freedom and human rights groups will carry out a three-day mission to Turkey this week to investigate serious, continued threats to independent journalism in the country. The mission is organised as a new “disinformation” bill that will further enhance the government’s powers to censor news and information goes before […]

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