Tag Turkey
23 Jul

Turkey: Concern over proposals to introduce new regulation of “fake” and “foreign-funded” news

The Media Freedom Rapid Response (MFRR) and undersigned partner organisations are concerned about and condemn recent statements by Turkish President Erdoğan and other government officials pertaining to the introduction of new regulation of so-called fake news and “foreign-funded” news in the country.

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23 Jun

Turkey: EU Commitment to human rights in the EU-Turkey relations must be strengthened

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28 May

Turkey: SLAPP lawsuit filed against academic over Paradise Papers tweet

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19 Mar

New laws, SLAPPS and libel tourism threaten media freedom

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19 Mar

Call for justice for murdered radio presenter Hazim Özsu

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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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