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Turkey’s female journalists doubly targeted in media crackdown

By MEŞALE TOLU / Women journalists face physical and psychological attacks on a daily basis

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Global appeal marks 1000 days behind bars for Nedim Türfent

5 February 2019 – Over 650 writers, journalists, publishers, artists, and activists are calling for the immediate and unconditional release of news editor, reporter and poet Nedim Türfent. Today marks 1000 days since he was arrested and sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison on trumped-up terrorism charges following an unfair trial, during […]

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Turkish courts violate journalists’ right to fair trial, new report finds

Turkish courts regularly violate journalists’ right to a fair trial, according to the preliminary results of a trial monitoring project being carried out by the Turkey-based Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and the International Press Institute(IPI), a global network of editors, media executive and leading journalists for press freedom. MLSA and IPI observed 90 court sessions of 71 separate […]

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Turkish courts violate journalists’ right to fair trial, new report finds

Turkish courts regularly violate journalists’ right to a fair trial, according to the preliminary results of a trial monitoring project being carried out by the Turkey-based Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executive and leading journalists for press freedom. MLSA and IPI observed 90 court […]

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