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Turkish courts violate journalists’ right to fair trial, new report finds

Turkish courts regularly violate journalists’ right to a fair trial, according to the preliminary results of a trial monitoring project being carried out by the Turkey-based Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and the International Press Institute(IPI), a global network of editors, media executive and leading journalists for press freedom. MLSA and IPI observed 90 court sessions of 71 separate […]

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Turkish courts violate journalists’ right to fair trial, new report finds

Turkish courts regularly violate journalists’ right to a fair trial, according to the preliminary results of a trial monitoring project being carried out by the Turkey-based Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) and the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executive and leading journalists for press freedom. MLSA and IPI observed 90 court […]

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IPI marks Working Journalists’ Day in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives, and journalists for press freedom, urges the government of Turkey to release all journalists in pretrial detention while their cases are being heard in the courts. In a statement to mark the Working Journalists’ Day in Turkey, IPI expresses serious concerns over the […]

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Noted Turkey columnist Murat Aksoy released from prison

The International Press Institute (IPI) today welcomed the release from prison of noted Turkish columnist Murat Aksoy on January 4 to serve out the remaining months of a two-year jail term on probation. Aksoy, a former columnist for the now-closed newspaper Yeni Şafak, was arrested on September 3, 2016, and accused of aiding and abetting […]

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