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Turkey's third post-coup week has been full of uncertainties, suspicion and concern. As of Wednesday morning there were 1,297 individuals subject to an international travel ban, among them 35 journalists and 51 lawyers.
The spotlight has been on Turkey following the attempted coup against President Recep Erdogan and the government’s ensuing crackdown on journalists, teachers, judges and soldiers. How did it come to this?
As journalists are detained, Yavuz Baydar writes about the changes being rolled out by Turkey's government
Journalist Yavuz Baydar writes of the continuing crackdown in Turkey.
Turkish journalist, author and filmmaker Can Dündar spoke at the House of Commons last week about the state of politics and media freedom in Turkey
The Siyah Bant initiative, which carries out research on censorship of the arts in Turkey, has given much coverage to obstacles to freedom of expression in the cinematic field
In an unprecedented move, Turkey's judiciary has been reshuffled in a way that has shaken the basis of the justice system.
Index on Censorship condemns the clearly political sentencing of Can Dündar and Erdem Gül
With conditions worsening on a daily basis, Turkey now risks total blackout on public debate. Punitive measures and harsh restrictions have diminished the domain for free and independent media
Turkey's government and courts have demonstrated their unwillingness to adhere to basic values on press freedom and media pluralism
The seizure of Turkey's biggest opposition newspaper is the latest move against press freedom in the country.
The ongoing deterioration in Turkey's press freedom has been well documented by Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project since its launch