Mustafa Mert Bildircin sentenced for “insulting the president;” Furkan Karabay given judicial fine; Ferhat Çelik detained; journalists Ruşen Takva, Oktay Candemir charged with “disinformation”
Nine journalists jailed since October 2022 released pending trial; judge blocks access to report on blocked websites; Metin Yoksu handed prison sentence; Doğan Akın acquitted in “insult” case
Nine journalists imprisoned pending trial since October 2022 for journalistic activities have been released after the first hearing. The trial was adjourned until 5 July 2023
Prosecutor demands sentence for Canan Coşkun and Barış Pehlivan; İsmail Arı faces investigation upon complaint filed by Turkish Red Crescent; Banu Acun arrested on TCK 301 allegation
What does the choice between the People’s Alliance and the Nation Alliance mean for the future of freedom of expression and the media sector?
Three more journalists jailed; journalist Sinan Aygül handed prison sentence over his column; journalists assaulted by the police during news coverage; pop star Gülşen sentenced over joke
11 journalists arrested in Diyarbakır-based operation, 5 jailed pending trial; journalist Nazan Özcan acquitted; Oktay Candemir faces investigation on “disinformation” allegation