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Are independent judiciaries in jeopardy latest Index on Censorship magazine asksIn a world when journalists are operating in increasingly harsh and difficult conditions, and are hit by lawsuits to stop them doing that, they need lawyers independent enough to stand up with them in court. This is an issue that the latest edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at in detail.
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.
Turkey: Rights groups to monitor criminal trial against journalists accused of participating in coupIndex on Censorship is joining a mission to Turkey to observe the first hearing in a trial concerning 17 defendants, including a number of journalists, accused of participating in the failed 2016 coup.