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Op-Ed: BBC Turkey Strike: Snowball Effect Hails New Victories

By MUSTAFA KULELİ / Executive with the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS) writes about the reason behind the success of BBC Turkish employees’ strike

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“The Journalist”: IPI Turkey launches new video series with Medyascope

The IPI Turkey National Committee is proud to launch The Journalist (Gazeteci), a new video series in collaboration with the Turkish online news platform Medyascope featuring conversations on the future of journalism in Turkey with leading media professionals. The twice-monthly video series, hosted by National Committee member İpek Yezdani, will dive deep into the challenges […]

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Turkey: Ruling party eyes criminal penalties for reporting on financial sector

IPI strongly condemns new measures proposed by the Turkish government that could criminalize reporting on corruption and other public interest stories, and further restrict the work of the country’s independent media.  In the latest attack on press freedom in Turkey, lawmakers from President Tayyip Erdogan’s ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) this week introduced a […]

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Turkey Trial Blog: Journalists trials based on arbitrary charges continued in February

During the week of February 21, 2022, International Press Institute (IPI) representatives attended and monitored several trials against journalists in Istanbul facing various charges. Gezi Trial: An ongoing injustice for years Ahead of the February 21 hearing in the Gezi Trial, where 52 defendants including journalist Can Dündar and philanthropist Osman Kavala – who is […]

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