Tag Turkey
18 Oct

Turkey: Altan & others still in jail as retrial commences on new bogus terrorism charges

18.10.2019 On 8 October, the retrial of journalists, writers and media workers Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan, Nazlı Ilıcak, Yakup Şimşek, Fevzi Yazıcı and Şükrü Tuğrul Özşengül on terrorism charges began […]

10 Oct

Joint statement Gezi trial: Osman Kavala must be released!

10.10.2019 On Tuesday, 8. October, the third hearing of the Gezi Park trial has been held at İstanbul 30th Heavy Penal Court in Silivri. The court ruled that leading civil […]

18 Sep

Joint statement on freedom of expression crisis in Turkey in front of the UN Human Rights Council

18.09.2019 At the 42nd Session of the UN Human Rights Council, ARTICLE 19  delivered a joint statement on behalf of a group of civil society organisations, including the ECPMF. Item 4: […]

2 Aug

Turkey: Leading coalition of free expression organisations highlight unprecedented crackdown on freedom of expression in report to UN

02.08.2019 More than two years since the attempted coup in 2016 and one year after its state of emergency measures were lifted, the government of Turkey continues its relentless and […]

24 Jul

A week full of inconsistencies in Turkey – Erol Önderoğlu acquitted but many others still detained

By ECPMF – 24.07.2019 In a busy week for Turkey’s courts, the ECPMF sent two representatives to Turkey in order to monitor court hearings and to meet with journalists, defendants, […]