HDP Honorary Chair Ertuğrul Kürkçü Sentenced to 2 Years in Prison

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Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Honorary Chair Ertuğrul Kürkçü has been sentenced to 2 years in prison in the case heard by the Iğdır Heavy Penal Court. The file of 26th ter…

Press Council: Press Cards Regulation Should Be Withdrawn

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The Press Council has said in a statement that the latest changes made to the Press Cards Regulation will have negative impact on the people’s right to access information and journalists’ ability to do their jobs fr…

From Kılıçdaroğlu to Erdoğan: I am Already on the Street

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Main opposition party Republican People’s Party (CHP) Chair Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has responded to President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair …

Former Diyarbakır Co-Mayor Kışanak Goes on 10-Day Hunger Strike in Prison

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Former Metropolitan Co-Mayor of Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır Gültan Kışanak, who has been behind bars since October 30, 2016, has gone on a 10-day hunger strike in solid…

LGBTI Activist Coşkun Released

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Diren Coşkun, an LGBTI activist and transgender inmate who was arrested in August 2017, has been released. Coşkun is a member of Keskesor LGBTİ Amed, an organization based in southeastern pr…

Journalism Organizations Comment on Erdoğan’s Threat to TV Anchor Fatih Portakal

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President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has targeted Fox TV anchorperson Fatih Portakal for the third time over the last week by saying, “If you do not know your place, this…

Journalism Organizations Comment on Erdoğan’s Threat to TV Anchor Fatih Portakal

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President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) Chair Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has targeted Fox TV anchorperson Fatih Portakal for the third time over the last week by saying, “If you do not know your place, this…