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ECtHR to rule on ten Cumhuriyet journalists’ application

The European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) has announced that it will publish its ruling on Tuesday, November 10 on the application of ten journalists and executives of Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper in response to their extended pretrial detention over articles and social media posts critical of the government. The ten applicants, who were placed in […]

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Turkey’s Ahmet Altan marks 1500 days in prison

The International Press Institute (IPI) today joined an international call on Turkish authorities to release Ahmet Altan, a prominent journalist and writer who has been jailed since 2016 over alleged links with the movement led by exiled cleric Fethullah Gülen. Turkey has accused the Gülen movement of establishing a parallel state structure and holds it […]

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IPI urges Turkey to withdraw the sanctions on tech companies under new social media law

Turkish authorities should withdraw newly announced sanctions on social media companies for declining to comply with the terms of a draconian social media law passed this summer, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. The law obliges social media companies to appoint Turkey-based representatives as part of Turkey’s effort to strengthen state control over online […]

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Freedom Dialogues Turkey marks day to end impunity for crimes against journalists

Also available on: The eighth episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the eighth episode of IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey podcast, host Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Barbara Trionfi, International Press Institute executive director, discussed the issue of impunity to mark November 2, International Day to End Impunity for […]

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