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Daily Hürriyet columnist and former editor-in-chief Ertuğrul Özkök faces up to five years and four months in prison for “insulting” Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan in an opinion piece published on Sept. 3
A Turkish official said that Google had removed the images of the slain prosecutor which the court deemed illegal
A hostage situation in an Istanbul courthouse has led to another gag order for Turkish media
A local journalist in Turkey 'liked' a remark criticising President Erdoğan on Facebook. He said he deleted it in 30 minutes, but the court convicted him with a suspended jail sentence
Defamation suits and arrests targeting journalists threaten Turkey’s democracy, a special report released March 27 by the Vienna-based International Press Institute (IPI) has concluded.
A ruling by a local court in Turkey has likely set a new precedent in the protection of the rights of LGBTI people
A CoE official has expressed concern over an increase in the number of criminal cases for alleged insults against Erdoğan
In an editorial on April 3, daily Hürriyet responded to Turkish PM Davutoğlu’s accusations and sanctions on the media
Two cartoonists for the popular satirical weekly Penguen have been jailed to 11 months in prison, over a satirical piece on free speech in which they were convicted of including a 'ball-shaped hand gesture insulting Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.'
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