Written by : Yavuz Baydar
Yavuz Baydar: Tough times ahead for Turkey
The arrests of dozens of journalists has added to the profound concerns for press freedom in Turkey, where emergency rule gives the authorities power to extend arrest periods up to 30 days.
Yavuz Baydar: Escalation in the clampdown on Turkey’s media and academia
It was at the early hours of Friday that a journalist sent a note to her colleagues. “We are told by the management that our publication is discontinued with immediate effect,” she said. “We are told to pack our belongings and leave the office. You can’t imagine how sad I am.” The weekly news magazine […]