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IPI Chair visits Istanbul in solidarity with Cumhuriyet defendants

International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Board Chair Markus Spillmann today paid a solidarity visit to former journalists and executives with the secular daily Cumhuriyet whose arbitrary convictions and jail sentences were upheld by an appeals court in Turkey last month. Spillmann and IPI Turkey Advocacy Coordinator Caroline Stockford met today in Istanbul with several defendants […]

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IPI Board affirms ‘utmost support’ for Kadri Gürsel

The members of the International Press Institute (IPI) Executive Board today published a letter expressing their “utmost support” for fellow Board member Kadri Gürsel, whose arbitrary conviction and jailing on unfounded terrorism charges was upheld last month by a court in Turkey. Gürsel was one of 14 executives and journalists with the secular newspaper Cumhuriyet […]

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IPI welcomes EU Delegation statement on Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists for media freedom, welcomes the statement of the European Union Delegation to the Council of Europe in which the delegation expresses deep concern over press freedom and the rule of law in Turkey. The statement, issued by the Delegation in agreement […]

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Turkey’s BirGün newspaper welcomes #ISubscribe campaign support

The International Press Institute (IPI) and several other leading press freedom organizations have initiated the second round of the I Subscribe international subscription campaign to benefit independent newspapers in Turkey. The campaign currently features the newspapers Evrensel and BirGün. The first round of the campaign featured the secular daily Cumhuriyet. IPI received the 2018 Press […]

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