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Turkey: Photojournalist detained, reporters assaulted while covering Istanbul Pride march

The IPI global network of journalists, editors, and publishers is concerned by reports of journalists being subjected to brute force and detention while covering the Pride march in Istanbul’s central Taksim Square on June 26. We condemn the obstruction of journalistic work conducted in the public interest and call on authorities to meet their obligations […]

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IPI renews call for release of 15 Kurdish journalists in Turkey’s southeast

The International Press Institute (IPI) called today for the immediate release of 15 Kurdish journalists and one media worker arrested on June 16 on terrorism-related charges in the southeastern city of Diyarbakır. Due to restrictions imposed on the case file, case details and accusations against journalists remain unclear. However, local news reported that prosecutors questioned […]

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Turkey: IPI in solidarity with local journalism groups against ‘disinformation’ bill

International Press Institute (IPI) representatives joined journalism organizations, media professionals, and citizens who gathered in the heart of Ankara, Turkey, on June 22 to protest against a bill on disinformation submitted to the parliament by the governing alliance of the Justice and Development Party (AKP) and Nationalist Movement Party (MHP). IPI and other organizations have […]

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IPI Turkey Master Class Recap: “Innovation in Journalism” with Aron Pilhofer of News Catalyst

On June 6, International Press Institute (IPI) in collaboration with its Turkey National Committee launched the Master Class series “Turkey Digital News Accelerator 2022” to bring international experts via online and hybrid workshops on digital transition and innovations to journalists in Turkey. Gülsin Harman, a member of IPI Turkey National Committee and an experienced journalist […]

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