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Journalists battle for truth after Turkish earthquakes
Since February’s earthquakes, free speech NGO the Media and Law Studies Association has ...
17 Mar 2023
The silence after the earthquake in northwestern Syria is deafening
Bahar al-Assad is using the natural disaster that has killed thousands to launder his repu...
17 Feb 2023
Turkey's devastating earthquake is no excuse to grab rights
Erdogan's state of emergency must not last longer than is absolutely necessary to deliver ...
10 Feb 2023
The shock waves from Turkey’s Twitter restriction
Criticism of the Turkish government in the wake of this week's deadly earthquakes led to t...
09 Feb 2023
Iran protests: “Mahsa” Amini does not exist
The name of the woman murdered by Iran’s “morality police” was Jina Amini but Kurds ...
08 Feb 2023
Contents - Crown confidential: How Britain's royals censor their records
22 Dec 2022
is an Index on Censorship project to publish a series of articles from censored Turkish writers, artists and translators.
Cases against Academics for Peace have become emblematic of the attacks on freedom of expression in Turkey
On 26 July 2019, Turkey’s highest court brought new hope to Turkish academics when it ru...
28 Aug 2019
Stories of Justice: If you are the 'other' in Turkey, you should know that you carry death in your pocket
Journalist Nedim Turfent shares his thoughts in justice in Turkey: As one of the “others...
03 Jul 2019
Elif Akgül on the Turkish “virtual patrol squads” going after Kurdish social media users
Already known as the biggest prison for journalists, Turkey is increasingly jailing social...
24 Jan 2019
Project Exile: Turkey's Dündar free in exile, still threatened
Can Dündar isn't easily silenced. The outspoken Turkish columnist and editor has been fir...
14 Jan 2019
In Turkey, dismissed academics nurture knowledge off campus
Professors in Mersin and Eskişehir have responded to their dismissals by creating their o...
14 Dec 2018
Turkey: Whitewashing the police, one sentence at a time
Reporter Seda Taşkın, who works for the pro-Kurdish Mezopotamya News Agency, was sentenc...
14 Nov 2018
Free speech and human rights organisations call for Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and other journalists to be released
04 Nov 2019
Turkey urged to halt its assault on media freedom and civil society
18 Sep 2019
UN should address Turkey's crackdown against journalists
03 Sep 2019
Turkey: Art in troubled times
10 Oct 2016
International organisations condemn crackdown on freedom of expression in Turkey
06 Sep 2016
Turkey's film festivals face a narrowing space for expression
30 Jun 2016
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