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Analysis: Use of courtroom video link violates Turkey journalists’ rights

By VEYSEL OK / Technical failures exacerbate questions of fair trial raised by SEGBİS system

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Trials of Kurdish journalists share same hallmark violations

By NIMET ÖLMEZ / Reporters held hundreds of miles from trial location, denied right to appear before judge in person

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‘Fraudulent’ informant said to have prompted Turkey journalist’s jailing

Türkçesi için tıklayınız. Seda (Seher) Taşkın, a journalist for Turkey’s Mezopotomya News Agency who has been held in pretrial detention for over six months, appeared before a court on July 2, 2018 for the second hearing in a case brought for her news articles and reporting from eastern Turkey. Taşkın was arrested at her home […]

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Turkey’s Nedim Türfent: 800 days behind bars

Today marks the 800th day of Turkish-Kurdish journalist Nedim Türfent’s incarceration. Türfent, a photojournalist with the now-shuttered Dicle News Agency, was arrested on May 12, 2016 following his journalistic coverage of a Turkish military operation against a group of Kurdish workers. The article in question and the accompanying photographs showed around 50 Kurdish construction workers […]

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