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Journalist Zaina Erhaim says the Syrian government wants her killed and that co-operating with Syrian officials, by seizing her passport, was a very dangerous thing for the UK to have done.
An international delegation of civil society organisations visited Istanbul to demonstrate solidarity with writers, journalists and media outlets in Turkey.
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.
Journalism has, without the slightest doubt, become the most risky, and endangered, profession in Turkey.
In an unprecedented move, Turkey's judiciary has been reshuffled in a way that has shaken the basis of the justice system.
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
Index and international press freedom organisations issued a joint letter ahead of the upcoming meeting between EU leaders and Ahmet Davutoğlu, Prime Minister of Turkey, to express concern over the collapse of media freedom in Turkey.
Leading international free expression and press freedom groups condemn government’s refusal to allow supporters to visit pair jailed for their reporting, call for their release
Journalists of the Bulgarian investigative news website Bivol.bg are facing an orchestrated smear campaign that's unusual even for Bulgaria
Escalating pressure on media has significantly impacted journalists' ability to report on matters of public interest
Leading watchdogs to visit Istanbul, Ankara next week to visit Turkey ahead of election
Index on Censorship, the European Federation of Journalists and Reporters Without Borders are delighted to announce the expansion and redesign of Mapping Media Freedom, which records threats to journalists across Europe.