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Category : Turkey Statements
Free expression organisations intervene on cases of detained Turkish journalists
Index on Censorship joins free expression organisations intervening before the European Court of Human Rights on cases of detained journalists in Turkey
Syrian mother and daughter journalists murdered in Istanbul
The bodies of Syrian journalists Orouba Barakat and her daughter Halla Barakat were discovered in their apartment in Istanbul.
Exiled Turkish journalist Hamza Yalçın arrested in Spain
Index on Censorship calls on Spanish authorities to allow Turkish-Swedish journalist Hamza Yalçın to return to Sweden.
Turkey must release French journalist Loup Bureau
Index on Censorship urges Turkish authorities to immediately release French journalist Loup Bureau and drop all charges against him.
Index condemns arrest of Amnesty International Turkey director
Index condemns the arrest of Idil Eser, director of Amnesty International Turkey, and demands her immediate and unconditional release
Türkiye: İnsan hakları örgütleri, darbeye katılmakla suçlanan gazetecilerin davasını takip edecek
Support Turkey’s dismissed academics
In the wake of the July 2016 coup attempt in Turkey, the government dismissed over 8,000 academics from state institutions following Emergency Decree 675.
Turkey: UN should address continuous deterioration of free expression and other human rights
Following the coup attempt on 15 July 2016, the Turkish authorities have pursued an unprecedented crackdown against perceived critics and opponents
Turkey’s deteriorating freedom of expression and media freedom
Index on Censorship, PEN International, ARTICLE 19 and 65 organisations are deeply concerned by the continuous deterioration of freedom of expression and media freedom in Turkey
Index condemns Turkey’s “deteriorating environment for free speech”
Index on Censorship strongly condemns the recent wave of arrests and forced closures of media outlets in Turkey.
Turkey: Parliament must defend the health of democracy
The undersigned organisations call on Turkey's national assembly to end the recently extended state of emergency, and take immediate steps to repair the damage to freedom of expression
Turkey: State of emergency provisions violate human rights and should be revoked
We, the undersigned organisations, recognise that the Turkish government has the right and responsibility to investigate the violent events of the July 2016 coup attempt and to bring all those responsible to justice.
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