Tag Turkey
2 Feb

Joint statement in support of Erol Önderoğlu, facing 14 years in prison

ECPMF and 16 other organisations have issued a joint statement in support of Erol Önderoğlu, who is facing a possible 14-year prison sentence.

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2 Feb

Déclaration commune en soutien à Erol Önderoğlu, qui risque 14 ans de prison

A la veille de l’ouverture du procès du représentant de RSF en Turquie, Erol Önderoğlu, 17 organisations de défense de la liberté de la presse et des droits humains publient une déclaration commune pour soutenir ce journaliste et défenseur du droit d’informer en Turquie, qui risque 14 ans de prison.

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23 Dec

ECPMF condemns Turkey court ruling sentencing journalist Can Dündar to over 27 years in prison

“We are appalled by this ruling, but not surprised. Turkish authorities have been relentless in their harassment of Can Dündar and his family for more than five years now..."

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18 Dec

Turkey: ECPMF highly concerned about arrests of Mezopotamya Agency reporters

The ECPMF is highly concerned over the detention and arrest of four reporters in the southeast of Turkey, on 17 December 2020.

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30 Nov

Mission Report: Turkey’s journalists on the ropes

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22 Oct

ECPMF calls for the release of four journalists of pro-Kurdish news agency Mezopotamya Ajansı

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14 Oct

Compromised independence of Turkey’s institutions chokes press freedom

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6 Oct

International coalition starts Turkey press freedom mission

A coalition of 11 international press freedom, freedom of expression and journalists‘ organisations are leading a joint press freedom mission to Turkey this week from 6 to 9 October amid the country’s continued press freedom crisis, which has further worsened under the coronavirus pandemic.

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29 Sep

ECPMF and partner organisations call on Turkish authorities to amend laws which have led to arrests of many journalists

We call on Turkey to immediately amend counter-terrorism laws in line with international standards, ensuring “terrorist acts” are defined in a precise and narrow manner.

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21 Sep

MFRR calls on Turkey to immediately stop the judicial harassment of Can Dündar and to drop all charges against him

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