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With new decree Turkey shuts down 9 more newspapers, bringing total to 195

With new state of emergency decrees issued on Tuesday, the Turkish government has shut down nine more local newspaper operating in various regions of...

Court rejects objection to arrest of Cumhuriyet editors

After an operation targeting the opposition Cumhuriyet daily that culminated in the arrest of 10 people including the paper’s CEO and columnists, a court...

OSCE representative slams continuing arrests of journalists in Turkey

OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović on Monday condemned the arrest of the editor-in-chief of Turkey’s Cumhuriyet newspaper, Murat Sabuncu, and...

Government says crackdown does not target columnists, but foundation

Following the detention of Cumhuriyet columnists early on Monday, ruling Justice and Development Party (AKP) government spokesperson Numan Kurtulmuş stated that the investigation does...

Justice minister: Only 2 press card holders are in prison

While Turkey continues to imprison a record number of journalists, especially in the aftermath of a failed coup on July 15, Justice Minister Bekir...

Police seize passports of journalists Yıldırım, Başlangıç

The Turkish government has banned journalists Ayşe Yıldırım and Celal Başlangıç from travelling abroad after seizing their passports at an İstanbul airport on Monday. "We...

Doğan Media Group head resigns amid leaked emails scandal

Doğan Media Group Director General Mehmet Ali Yalçındağ has stepped down from his post after leaked emails belonging to Berat Albayrak, energy minister and...

3 more radio, TV stations shut down under emergency rule in Turkey

Turkey’s media watchdog, the Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK), has shut down the Uşak-based ART TV, ART Radio and Uşak Klas Radyo as...

Counterterrorism police invite journalist Hasan Cemal to testify

The counterterrorism unit of the Istanbul Police Department summoned prominent journalist Hasan Cemal to give testimony on Monday. "The police counterterrorism unit called me while...

Ahead of meeting, Obama slams Erdoğan over media crackdown, declining democracy

  US President Barack Obama criticized Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over an ongoing media crackdown and the dismal state of democracy in Turkey, and...

CPJ’s Turkey blog: Failed coup speeds Turkey crackdown

By Özgür Öğret Police raid newspaper offices, detain at least 23 employees Police in the southeastern Turkish city Diyarbakır yesterday raided the main office of the...

CPJ continues weekly media crackdown roundup in Turkey

By Özgür Öğret* Court orders all future special editions of newspaper seized Istanbul's Ninth Court of Penal Peace yesterday ordered all future special editions of the...

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