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Severely disabled Turkey journalist confined to hospital prison wing

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called for the immediate release of Turkey journalist Metin Duran, who is being held at Sincan prison in Ankara despite having suffered a crippling heart attack and stroke. IPI also urged Turkey’s Constitutional Court to evaluate a pending appeal on Duran’s case without delay. Duran, a newspaper and radio […]

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IPI receives İzmir Press Freedom Prize

The İzmir Journalists Association awarded its 2018 Press Freedom Prize to the International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, at a ceremony on September 7. The award was accepted on behalf of the IPI network by Kadri Gürsel, a renowned journalist and chair of IPI’s Turkey National Committee. Addressing […]

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IPI condemns arrest of Austrian journalist in Turkey

Zur deutschen Version The International Press Institute (IPI), a global network of editors, media executives and journalists, unequivocally condemns the arrest of Austrian journalist Max Zirngast by the Turkish authorities and demands that he be released immediately. “This high-handed action of the Turkish government is an assault on press freedom and a gross violation of […]

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WhatsApp groups: Another side to censorship in Turkey

By ÇINAR LİVANE ÖZER / Only pre-approved questions welcomed at government press conferences

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