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Turkey’s judicial system: Under the government’s thumbIn the wake of the 15 July 2016 coup attempt, Turkey has become a “de facto permanent” emergency regime. The state of emergency, which has been extended six times, has become a convenient pretext for the government to crack down on freedom of expression.
Index on Censorship announces shortlist for 2015 Freedom of Expression Awards* South American cartoonist and mafia investigator shortlisted for 2015 Freedom of Expression award * Other nominees include a jailed Moroccan rapper, the lawyers who fought Turkey’s social media ban, and a Mexican news platform fighting cartel-enforced media blackouts * Judges include Martha Lane Fox, Mariane Pearl, Keir Starmer, and Elif Shafak A journalist under […]
Index Awards 2015: Meet the 17 nominees who fight for free expressionA journalist under 24-hour protection because of his reports into the Italian mafia, an Ecuadorian cartoonist facing prosecution for mocking a congressmen's pay packet, and lawyers who challenged Turkey over its social media ban, are among those shortlisted for the Index on Censorship Freedom of Expression Awards