Latest Events from Turkey

IPI Report Launch in Turkey: “It Won’t Always Be Like This”

The International Press Institute (IPI) will announce the results of its study on the future of quality journalism in Turkey at the Journalists’ Union of Turkey’s (TGS) Press Academy in Istanbul on July 16 at 11 a.m. The study, entitled “‘It Won’t Always Be Like This’: How to Prepare Turkey’s Journalists for a Freer Era”, […]

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Der Fall Max Zirngast in der Türkei: Mit Strafrecht gegen die Pressefreiheit? (Wien, April 10, 2019)

Am 10.4., dem Tag vor seinem Prozessbeginn, ist der österreichische Journalist und Aktivist Max Zirngast via Skype zu Gast im Presseclub Concordia. Mit Scott Griffen vom International Press Institute spricht er über die Strafverfolgung von JournalistInnen in der Türkei. In seiner Anklageschrift wird Zirngast die Mitgliedschaft bei einer Terrororganisation unterstellt, deren Existenz nicht bewiesen ist. Die […]

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Turkey’s Media Under Siege (Berlin, November 28)

The International Press Institute (IPI), in partnership with WELT, invites interested members of the public to a networking event and series of panel discussions on November 28, 2018 in Berlin with leading lawyers, journalists and human rights activists from Turkey and Europe. Panellists will examine the media crackdown and the breakdown of the rule of law in […]

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Unsolved: Fighting Impunity in Murders of Journalists (Istanbul, Sept 5)

IPI Turkey Advocacy Coordinator Caroline Stockford moderated a panel in Istanbul, Turkey, on impunity in journalist killings. The panellists included the children of several journalists murdered in Turkey as well as as the son of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. About the event: Daphne Caruana Galizia was murdered in Malta in October 2017 for her relentless […]

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