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IPI urges Turkey political parties to prioritize media freedom ahead of election

During an advocacy visit to Istanbul on June 8, IPI Turkey Advocacy Coordinator Caroline Stockford met with five parties contesting Turkey’s June 24 election, urging them to prioritize media freedom in their party platforms. Stockford delivered a letter from IPI Executive Director Barbara Trionfi calling on the parties to commit to the following actions should they […]

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Cumhuriyet journalists combat injustice with greater commitment

After a trial lasting 17 months, with independent journalism in the dock, Cumhuriyet journalists and executives were sentenced to between 2 and 8 years.

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VIDEO – Murat Sabuncu: “Solidarity – a great source of hope”

Following his release from 495 days pretrial detention talks to IPI about his hopes for the future of Turkey, saying “yes, there is hope in Turkey.  There are so many people who are striving heart and soul to make this a democratic country… and I believe that everything can be achieved, from a democratic point […]

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Deniz Yücel lawyer: Case did not end with release on bail

In an interview with the International Press Institute (IPI) last week (see above video), leading Turkish lawyer Veysel Ok highlighted the psychological importance to detained journalists of trial monitoring in Turkey by human rights groups and stressed the need to attend cases outside Istanbul.  

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