According to the report, during the first 4 months of 2021, 213 journalists stood trial; 20 journalists were sentenced to a combined 57 years in prison. At least 68 journalists are imprisoned
Ruling to review the case file for the “Çarşı trial” to decide on whether to merge with the present case, the court set 6 August as the date for the next hearing
Reversing the conviction on the grounds of misjudgment due to incorrect assessment of evidence, the Chamber sent Alkan’s file to the trial court
Journalist Tunca Öğreten and BirGün staff member Mahir Kanaat remained behind bars for almost a year in 2017 as part of the “RedHack trial,” which is still pending before a criminal court in Istanbul
The police circular is clearly unconstitutional as it aims to reduce accountability of public officials and to censor the freedom to receive and impart information
The main trial, which concluded on 26 March 2021, failed to satisfy the demands for justice and an effective investigation into the murder of Armenian journalist Hrant Dink
Sayılğan and Kaya, who were detained in February 2020 as they were covering the refugee crisis near the Turkish-Greek border, were accused of "entering a military forbidden zone"
The court also overturned the conviction of Nazlı Ilıcak, who was sentenced to 8 years and 9 months in prison for “aiding a terrorist organization” at the retrial