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Turkey Trial Blog: A never-ending trial

On September 30, 2021, International Press Institute (IPI) representatives monitored the third hearing of the retrial of Erol Önderoğlu, an IPI member and the Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Turkey representative, as well as his two co-defendants, Şebnem Korur Fincancı and Ahmet Nesin. They are on trial for participating in a solidarity campaign with the now-shuttered […]

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IPI Freedom Dialogues Turkey : Responsibility of the media in climate crisis

Also available on: The 21st episode of IPI’s podcast series IPI Freedom Dialogues: Turkey is out now! In the 21st episode of the IPI Freedom Dialogues podcast, journalist Cansu Çamlıbel and her guest Ömer Madra, a climate activist and one of the founders of Açık Radio (Open Radio), discussed the overall responsibility of the media […]

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IPI Webinar (Nov 11, 2021): The Digital Media Conundrum: Can Journalism Save Democracy in the Age of Disinformation?

On the eve of a new disinformation bill to be introduced in Turkish Parliament, International Press Institute (IPI) Turkey National Committee, in partnership with the  Columbia Global Centers | Istanbul (CGC), will organize an online panel to shed light on fake news, digital echo chambers, and the impact of disinformation laws on fundamental rights and freedoms. Our distinguished panelists will share […]

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Turkey: Global appeal marks 2000 days in prison for journalist Nedim Türfent

54 organizations urge once again the Turkish authorities to immediately and unconditionally release news editor, reporter and poet Nedim Türfent, and to overturn his conviction. Today marks 2000 days since he was arrested and subsequently sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison on trumped-up terrorism charges following an unfair trial, during which scores […]

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