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Veteran New York Times correspondent Rod Nordland was briefly detained by border officials in Turkey as he arrived on Jan. 17 at Istanbul’s Ataturk Airport, before being forced to take a flight back to London, with no explanation given as to why he had been refused entry into the country.
Turkish Justice Minister Bekir Bozdağ has said the number of cases awaiting prosecution for “insulting” President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has reached 1,845
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has criticized the recent Constitutional Court ruling that paved the way for the release of two arrested journalists, saying he “does not accept or respect” the decision and vowing not to “obey” it
The International Press Institute (IPI) Turkey National Committee has paid a visit to Cumhuriyet journalist Can Dündar who was released early on Feb. 26 after 92 days in Silivri Prison together with Erdem Gül
The release of two prominent Turkish journalists, who had been arrested and detained for months over a story on state-owned trucks allegedly carrying weapons to Syria, has been met with praise by the international community
A report prepared by the CHP on the situation in Diyarbakır and Mardin has defined the curfews as “unlawful,” arguing that locals are stuck between the terrorist acts of the outlawed PKK and the unlawful practices of the AKP
Family members, friends, MPs, and other prominent figures greeted daily Cumhuriyet journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül upon their release from Silivri Prison near Istanbul late on Feb. 25, after Turkey’s Constitutional Court ruled that their rights had been violated.
The head of Turkey’s Constitutional Court retorts to President Erdoğan’s assertion that he ‘will not respect’ the court’s decision to release arrested journalists, saying rulings are binding for all
A court in the Aegean province of İzmir has acquitted 357 suspects, including active duty soldiers, in the trial of a military espionage case where the defendants were accused of “keeping confidential military information and documents”