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Journalist and author Ece Temelkuran discusses the role of the Turkish ministry of culture in censoring theatre productions.
The Journalists Association of Turkey (TGC) on Thursday gave a 2016 Press Freedom Award to a coalition of international organisations, including Index on Censorship, that have worked in concert since last year to support journalists in the country and fight an ongoing deterioration in the state of press freedom.
Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout the European Union and neighbouring countries.
Each week, Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project verifies threats, violations and limitations faced by the media throughout Europe.
One of the most vital duties of a journalist -- in any democracy -- is to report on the day-to-day operations of a country's parliament. But 200 Turkish journalists have been barred.
The stream may be small right now, a trickle, but it is unmistakable. Turkey's academics and its secular elite are quietly and slowly making their way for the exits.
"Turkish police have cancelled all the journalists' passports since July 15." This tweet landed in my timeline on Monday morning. The author was Selina Doğan, an opposition deputy and a lawyer.
For the past six months the Index on Censorship Youth Advisory Board has attended monthly online meetings to debate free speech issues and completed tasks
Join Index on Censorship’s CEO Jodie Ginsberg as she presents an evening with award-winning journalist and novelist Ece Temelkuran to discuss her latest book Turkey: The Insane and the Melancholy.
Index on Censorship magazine contributing editor Kaya Genç discusses Turkey's evolution with Ece Temelkuran
As I've been writing for months now, the job that runs the highest risk in Turkey is, without a shred of doubt, journalism.
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.