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Turkey: Ruling party eyes criminal penalties for reporting on financial sector

IPI strongly condemns new measures proposed by the Turkish government that could criminalize reporting on corruption and other public interest stories, and further restrict the work of the country’s independent media.  In the latest attack on press freedom in Turkey, lawmakers from President Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) this week introduced a […]

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Turkey Trial Blog: Journalists trials based on arbitrary charges continued in February

During the week of February 21, 2022, International Press Institute (IPI) representatives attended and monitored several trials against journalists in Istanbul facing various charges. Gezi Trial: An ongoing injustice for years Ahead of the February 21 hearing in the Gezi Trial, where 52 defendants including journalist Can Dündar and philanthropist Osman Kavala – who is […]

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IPI Vacancy: Turkey Project Officer

The International Press Institute (IPI) is searching for a Turkey Project Officer to support our work to promote and protect media freedom and independent journalism in Turkey. The project officer will be an integral part of IPI’s #FreeTurkeyJournalists campaign and will have a particular focus on supporting aspects of the project that will be carried out on […]

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Unless I write, no one will: Reporting on Turkey’s LGBTi+ community

By YILDIZ TAR / Kaos GL editor-in-chief writes on the serious lack of coverage and reporting on the LGBTI+ community in Turkey

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