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IPI sends letter of hope to Kadri Gürsel, all jailed journalists in Turkey

“We will not stop fighting until you and your colleagues walk free”, IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi concluded in the letter she addressed directly to IPI Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel and all journalists currently in jail in Turkey. The letter is intended to bring hope to all imprisoned journalists, and specifically to Kadri Gürsel, […]

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Governments urged to press Turkey on media freedom

The International Press Institute (IPI) today endorsed a call by the Association of Caribbean Media Workers (ACM) on governments to rethink relations with Turkey in light of ongoing efforts to silence independent media in the country. The ACM, a strategic partner of IPI, urged Caribbean governments to speak out against Turkey’s actions and to hold […]

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Join our campaign to #FreeTurkeyJournalists!

SEND A LETTER OF HOPE IPI invites colleagues to send a letter of support to the imprisoned journalists. These letters are intended to bring hope to all imprisoned journalists, and to remind them that the commitment of IPI as well as other international organisations to fight for their freedom will remain undeterred. These letters will not only […]

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Judge orders Cumhuriyet journalists sent to prison

The International Press Institute (IPI) today called a court’s decision to imprison nine journalists from Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper including IPI Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel an attack on Turkish democracy and the basic values of free society. Authorities had placed the journalists in police detention on Oct. 31 as part of a mass operation against […]

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