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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.
Free expression in the newsCANADA Guest Post: Hate speech laws in Canada: one step back, two steps forward? This year has seen significant developments in Canada’s hate speech legislation, say attorneys Ryder Gilliland and Adam Lazier. (Index on Censorship) PAKISTAN Facebook allegedly has “secret censorship deal” with Pakistan A Pakistani human rights organisation has called for an investigation into […]
Turkey: Editor accused of “exceeding the limits of freedom of expression”Ahmet Altan, the editor of liberal daily paper Taraf has appeared in court after he was accused of “exceeding the limits of freedom of expression” by the country’s prime minister. Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, who has been in power since 2003, filed for defamation after Altan accused him of denying the rights of Kurds and for turning […]