Turkey: restrictions on Kurdish broadcasting lifted

A government directive published on 13 November lifted all remaining restrictions on the media’s use of minority languages. The use of Kurdish had been allowed in public printed media and one public TV station, TRT6. However, privately-owned radio and TV stations were limited to 5 hours maximum of  Kurdish language broadcast per week. Moreover, all Kurdish TV broadcasting was required to provide Turkish subtitles, making live broadcasting impossible. Read more here