Category : Turkey

How ‘industrial football’ was used to silence protests

alt informationFootball fans turned out in large numbers during the Gezi Park protests in Istanbul. They’ve paid the price since

“Imagine the conversation between Bolsonaro and Erdogan”

alt informationProtests during mourning for Queen Elizabeth have been distasteful but not illegal. How should we express our feelings about some of the guests attending Monday's state funeral?

Kurdish journalists arrested as Turkey flexes its muscles

alt informationJournalists in Turkey are once again being targeted in one of the country's largest Kurdish-majority cities, explains a director from the Media and Law Studies Association

Nominees for the 2022 Freedom of Expression Awards – Arts

Meet the three shortlisted artists for this year's award

Turkish-Armenian academic faces deportation from Greece over controversial views

alt informationSevan Nişanyan believes he has been added to the country's "list of undesirable foreigners" as a result of his controversial research

“I wrote a play then lost my home, my husband and my trust”

alt informationTurkish playwright Meltem Arikan’s Mi Minör was blamed for the seminal Gezi Park protests that convulsed Istanbul

“We need more courageous writers in theatre,” says leading Turkish playwright

alt informationTwo Turkish writers discuss Index on Censorship's new magazine, which looks at how playwrights and directors are resisting oppression

Turning back the tide: the refugee crisis tests Greek media freedom

alt informationDutch journalist forced back to the Netherlands after asking tough questions of the prime minister of Greece over migrant push-back

Who is 2021’s Tyrant of the Year? WINNER ANNOUNCED

alt informationThe individual who has been voted the most oppressive in 2021 by Index readers has been named

It’s not easy being green

alt informationEnvironmental activism is alive and well in Turkey, despite the peddling of conspiracy theories and government efforts to discredit campaigners