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Cumhuriyet Trial: A message to IPI members from Kadri Gürsel

The letter below was sent by IPI Executive Board Member Kadri Gürsel to IPI members on the eve of the four-day final hearing in the trial of over a dozen journalists, including Gürsel, with Turkey's Cumhuriyet newspaper. The journalists are charged with terrorism-related offences for their critical coverage of Turkey's government. Dear Fellow IPI Members, [...]

IPI: Turkey should drop case against Önderoğlu, others

Turkey should drop charges against prominent media freedom activist Erol Önderoğlu and others who face up to 14 years behind bars on accusations that their demonstration of solidarity with a pro-Kurdish newspaper that was under government pressure promoted terrorism, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today ahead of a hearing set for Tuesday. Önderoğlu – Reporters [...]

IPI Yönetim Kurulu Cumhuriyet gazetecilerine yönelik davayı kınadı

English Uluslararası Basın Enstitüsü (IPI) Yönetim Kurulu, üç IPI üyesinin de 18 sanık arasında olduğu. Cumhuriyet Davası’nın pazartesi günü görülecek duruşması öncesinde aşağıdaki açıklamayı yayınladı Türkiye’deki Cumhuriyet Davası ile İlgili IPI Yönetim Kurulu Açıklaması Viyana, 23 Aralık 2017 Uluslararası Basın Enstitüsü (IPI) Yönetim Kurulu, Cumhuriyet Gazetesi çalışanlarını hedef alan ceza davasının gelecek hafta yapılacak duruşması öncesinde, [...]

IPI board blasts case against Turkey’s Cumhuriyet

Türkçe The Executive Board of the International Press Institute (IPI) unanimously issued the following statement today in advance of the resumption of trial proceedings on Monday targeting 18 current and former journalists, executives and others from independent daily newspaper Cumhuriyet, including three IPI members. Statement by the IPI Executive Board on the Cumhuriyet Trial in Turkey [...]

Gumaro Pérez Aguilando, Mexico – Under Investigation

Gumaro Pérez Aguilando was killed in Ayucan, in the Mexican state of Veracruz, on Dec. 19, 2017 when an unidentified gunman entered the elementary school where he was attending his 6-year-old son’s Christmas festival and shot him dead. Pérez covered crime for several publications and founded the news site La Voz del Sur. He reportedly [...]

Mexico most deadly country for journalists in 2017

Mexico was the deadliest country for journalists in 2017 with at least 14* killed, edging out Iraq and Syria, even as the total number who died around the world in connection with their work dropped to its lowest level in a nearly a decade, the International Press Institute (IPI) said today. IPI has added 82 [...]

Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow, Somalia

Mohamed Ibrahim Gabow, a news presenter for Kalsan TV, died on Dec. 11, 2017 after a bomb concealed under the driver’s seat of his car exploded shortly after he left his home in Mogadishu’s Wadajir district to travel to work. Some initial reports indicated that his children witnessed the explosion. No immediate claim of responsibility [...]

Yabancı yatırımcı basın özgürlüğü ihlallerinden etkileniyor mu?

English 10 Aralık 2017 Uluslararası İnsan Hakları Günü, İnsan Hakları Evrensel Bildirgesi’nin kabul edilişinin 70. yıldönümüne az kaldı. Uluslararası Basın Enstitüsü (IPI), bu gün için Türkiye’den dört gazetecinin medyaya uygulanan baskının demokratik topluma etkilerini farklı açılardan inceleyen dört makalesini Doğrudan Hasar adlı bir seri altında yayımlıyor. Bu makale, bu serinin dördüncüsü. * * * Günümüzde [...]

Has Turkey’s press freedom affected foreign investors?

Türkçe Dec. 10, 2017 is international Human Rights Day, starting the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark it, the International Press Institute (IPI) is publishing Direct Damage, a series of four articles by journalists in Turkey examining the impact that pressure on the media [...]

A devastating loss for Turkey’s media: youth!

Türkçe Deutsch Dec. 10, 2017 is international Human Rights Day, starting the lead-up to the 70th anniversary of the adoption of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights. To mark it, the International Press Institute (IPI) is publishing Direct Damage, a series of four articles by journalists in Turkey examining the impact that pressure on the [...]