Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of July 10

Prosecutors interrogate journalist on suspicion of 'insulting the president' Prosecutors in Istanbul yesterday interrogated İhsan Çaralan, a columnist for the socialist...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of July 4

Arrest warrant issued for TV journalist An arrest warrant was issued yesterday for the Turkish journalist Tarık Toros, according to reports....

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 19

Court indicts TV journalist on terrorism charges for tweets The Bakırköy Second Court of Serious Crimes in Istanbul indicted Hamza Aktan,...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 12

Constitutional Court rejects journalist's appeal Turkey's Constitutional Court today ruled that editor Mehmet Baransu's constitutional right to freedom of expression and...

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 5

Provincial officials ask journalists to submit to prior censorship: report Top officials in southeastern Turkey's Gaziantep province, near the Syrian border,...

Israel says looking into whether İstanbul bombing targeted its citizens

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has said his country is investigating whether a suicide bomb attack that killed five people,...

Gov’t takeover of critical media group draws international backlash

International voices have denounced a Turkish court decision to appoint trustees to take over the management of Zaman newspaper, saying...

Davutoğlu pays surprise visit to southeastern town

Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoğlu has gone to the Silopi district of Şırnak province, where a curfew that had been in...

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