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PANEL (June 21): IPI, PEN Int and MLSA holds joint panels on journalist Nedim Türfent

On June 21, IPI, MLSA and PEN International will be holding online panel sessions in Turkish and English to highlight Nedim Türfent’s continued imprisonment. Learn more about Nedim’s case and how you can use your voice to help free him from prison. On June 15, 45 international and local press freedom organizations published a joint […]

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1500 Days Behind Bars: Global campaign for Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent

Today, the International Press Institute (IPI), PEN International, Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and 43 undersigned organizations mark the 1,500th day of Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent’s imprisonment with a renewed call for his immediate and unconditional release. Türfent, who was predominantly reporting on the Kurdish issues, was detained on May 12, 2016, shortly after […]

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Turkey: IPI demands release of two journalists detained for “military espionage”

The International Press Institute (IPI) today condemned the arrests in Turkey of two journalists working for the critical news outlets Odatv and TELE1 in Ankara and demanded their immediate release. On June 8, the two journalists, Müyesser Yıldız, Odatv news editor in Ankara bureau, and İsmail Dükel, Ankara correspondent of TELE1, were taken into custody […]

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Intl groups call for greater transparency from Turkey’s public ad agency

Today, the International Press Institute (IPI) and 19 other international press freedom and freedom of expression groups sent a joint public letter to the General Director of Turkey’s Public Advertising Agency, which is responsible for the fair distribution of public ads in national and local newspapers. Public ads provide considerable ad revenue for newspapers and are therefore […]

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