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Doctors strike to protest Kamil Furtun’s murder

Doctors strike to protest Kamil Furtun’s murder

Doctors went on a nationwide strike for one day on June 1, as the Turkish Medical Association (TTB) announced late last week it was calling all its member doctors to go on a strike to protest the killing of Kamil Furtun, a thoracic surgeon who was shot dead while on duty on May 29 in a public hospital in the Black Sea province of Samsun.

Comment(s) 6/1/2015

10 issues Turkish media is banned from reporting on

10 issues Turkish media is banned from reporting on

Turkish media have faced over 150 gag orders in the last four years, according to Hürriyet reporter Zeynep Gürcanlı. Here are 10 of them.

Comment(s) 11/27/2014

WAN-IFRA calls on Turkish gov't to respect pluralism in media

WAN-IFRA calls on Turkish gov't to respect pluralism in media

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers has called the Turkish government 'to urgently recognize the importance of plural voices within the media'

Comment(s) 6/1/2015

Doğan Media vows to continue objective publishing

Doğan Media vows to continue objective publishing

The Doğan Media Group’s Publishing Principles Committee has reaffirmed its commitment to non-partisan, impartial reporting at a meeting in Istanbul.

Comment(s) 5/25/2015

Turkey marks Gezi’s second anniversary with police lockdown

Turkey marks Gezi’s second anniversary with police lockdown

Riot police and water cannons stood on alert on May 31 to prevent gatherings called by Taksim Solidarity to commemorate the second anniversary of the nationwide anti-government protests

Comment(s) 5/31/2015

NYT supports Hürriyet over Erdoğan’s remarks in editorial

NYT supports Hürriyet over Erdoğan’s remarks in editorial

The paper published an editorial over the latest remarks by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan targeting daily Hürriyet, urging a discontinuation of the harsh policies toward democracy and press freedom

Comment(s) 5/24/2015

Turkish LGBTI associations condemn homophobic news items against openly gay HDP candidate

Turkish LGBTI associations condemn homophobic news items against openly gay HDP candidate

Three LGBTI associations have condemned homophobic news items published by a number of Turkish media outlets against an openly gay candidate running for the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) in the upcoming elections, news portal bianet has reported.

Comment(s) 5/27/2015

IPI supports Hürriyet over Erdoğan’s words

IPI supports Hürriyet over Erdoğan’s words

Members of the International Press Institute (IPI)’s Executive Board called on Turkish President Erdoğan to 'immediately halt a disingenuous campaign of vilification' against the Doğan Media Group

Comment(s) 5/22/2015

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