Category : Turkey

Turkey: Press freedom violations October 2019

alt informationThere were 10 incidents in Turkey in October 2019 recorded by Index's monitoring project.

This Week at Index: Calls for immediate release of re-arrested author

alt informationRestrictions on the media were once something seen as a problem for other countries but now these concerns are front and centre in the UK, Index CEO Jodie Ginsberg said this week

Index calls the re-arrest of novelist Ahmet Altan “arbitrary and cruel”

alt informationTurkish authorities re-arrested the internationally known Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan just one week after his release from more than three years in detention. Index on Censorship and 24 other NGOs say that his re-arrest, on 12 November, was an extraordinarily low blow in a case that has been marked by political interference and arbitrariness from […]

This Week at Index: Looking back at the day the Berlin Wall fell

alt informationThirty years ago this month, the world changed: a border that divided a city for 28 years was brought down.

Zehra Dogan: I became more widely known after winning the Index Freedom of Expression Award

alt informationWe caught up with Dogan to find out what she has been working on since winning the Index on Censorship award.

Free speech and human rights organisations call for Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and other journalists to be released

alt informationAhead of the second hearing in the retrial of Turkish novelist Ahmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak and four other journalists and media workers, free speech organisations call for all detained defendants to be released and for the charges to be dropped

Index calls on European Court of Human Rights to support Kurdish journalist 

alt information  Global press freedom groups, including Index on Censorship, argue Turkey no longer offers domestic remedy A coalition of 10 international press freedom and journalism organisations has intervened at the European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) in support of a case brought by İdris Sayılğan, a Turkish-Kurdish journalist jailed since 2016 on baseless anti-terror charges. […]

This Week at Index: More incidents of violence against journalists in Ukraine

alt informationThe Index media monitoring project has tracked a significant increase in violence against journalists in Ukraine, including death threats

Turkey: Press freedom violations September 2019

alt informationThere were 9 incidents in Turkey in September 2019 recorded by Index's monitoring project.

Turkey: Press freedom violations August 2019

alt informationThere were 18 incidents in Turkey in August 2019 recorded by Index's monitoring project.

Contents: Border forces: how barriers to free thought got tough

alt informationThe autumn 2019 edition of Index on Censorship magazine looks at how border controls round the world have got tougher and are proving barriers to free expression

Border Forces

alt informationThe autumn 2019 Index on Censorship magazine looks at how borders round the world are getting tougher and preventing the exchange of ideas