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Northern Cypriot journalists targeted by Turkish authorities

On July 31, 2018, the director and editor-in-chief of Afrika, an independent political newspaper in Northern Cyprus, were surprised by a knock on the door from Northern Cypriot police, asking them to respond to a case filed against the paper by Turkish prosecutors in Ankara. Editor-in-Chief Şener Levent and the Director Ali Osman Tabak are […]

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Study: criminal defamation unduly limits media freedom

Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today released a comparative study “Defamation and Insult Laws in the OSCE Region” finding that criminal law remains an instrument to excessively limit media freedom. Commissioned by the representative and conducted by International Press Institute (IPI) Director of Press […]

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Hakaret müdafaa kılavuzu dört yeni dilde yayınlandı

IPI/MLDI rehberi artık Yunanca, Türkçe, İtalyanca ve Rusça dillerinde de mevcut

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SEEMO seeks nominees for 2014 Busek Award

The South East Europe Media Organisation (SEEMO), an affiliate of the International Press Institute (IPI), is calling for nominations for the 2014 Dr. Erhard Busek – SEEMO Award for Better Understanding in South, Eastern and Central Europe. The award, which carries a €3,000 prize, is open to journalists, editors, media executives, media experts, writers and […]

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