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Dutch journalist says she was deported from Iraqi Kurdistan

A Dutch journalist said she was deported from Iraq's autonomous region of Kurdistan on Wednesday, blaming her expulsion on Turkey's reaction to her coverage...

3 journalists detained in Ankara for protesting arrest of 16 colleagues

Turkish police have detained three journalists for attending a demonstration protesting the arrest of 16 of their colleagues on charges of membership in a...

Two Turkish journalists say receiving threats due to their reporting

Two female journalists in Turkey have announced that they are receiving threats due to their reporting on an aide to a mafia boss and...

RSF calls on Turkey to act quickly to protect journalists after 2 murders in a year

Reporters Without Borders (RSF) has called on Turkish authorities to adopt urgent measures for the safety of journalists, with two of them murdered in...

Turkey silences critics with presidential insult law

Turkish journalist Sedef Kabaş begins her second month in detention on Tuesday for "insulting the president," an increasingly common offence which observers believe is...

VOA vows to do its best for a free Internet in wake of threat from Turkey

Voice of America (VOA), the US state-owned international multimedia broadcaster, has vowed to do its best to ensure that its audience in Turkey has...

Turkey’s media watchdog gives int’l news websites 72 hours to get licenses

Turkey’s broadcasting watchdog, the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), has given international news agencies operating in the country a 72-hour deadline to apply for...

27 int’l rights, press groups call for release of jailed TV journalist Sedef Kabaş

Twenty-nine international human rights and journalists organizations have in a joint statement called for the release of prominent TV journalist Sedef Kabaş from pre-trial detention...

95 Turkish journalists appeared before a judge in March, report reveals

As Turkey continues to be among the top jailers of journalists in the world, a total of 95 journalists appeared in court in March,...

NBA star Kanter dedicates Trail Blazers’ latest victory to seized Zaman daily

Portland Trail Blazers center Enes Kanter, an outspoken critic of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and the deepening human rights crisis taking place under...

Top court rules against putting state-run news agency under Erdoğan’s control

Turkey’s Constitutional Court has ruled against a presidential decree that put Turkey’s oldest media institution, the Anadolu news agency, under the control of the...

Pro-gov’t daily features Erdoğan in its major story 106 times in 341 days

Turkish President and Justice and Development Party (AKP) leader Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has been featured in the pro-government Sabah daily's lead story 106 times...

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