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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
Internet freedom in Turkey has been curtailed with obstacles to ease of access, content blocking and user rights violations, according to the annual report Freedom House
Supreme Court of Appeals has reversed a sentence handed down to pianist Fazıl Say on ground of blasphemy, stating his posts should be regarded within the concept of freedom of expression.
Daily Hürriyet has expressed its serious concerns regarding freedom of the press, as well as the right to property and free enterprise, in an editorial Oct. 28 following a move to seize control of Koza İpek
The website of the weekly Nokta magazine has been blocked after one of its articles allegedly defamed the AKP, a month after the office of the magazine was raided by police
ECHR has fined Turkey a total of 71,000 euros over the death of a citizen in the southeastern province of Diyarbakır in 2007 for violating his right to life and failing to conduct an effective and independent investigation.
The youth branches of CHP and HDP, along with members of the Thought Clubs Federation (FKF) and the Student Collectives and Youth Opposition, gathered at the Ankara train station on Oct. 26 to protest the deadly twin blasts which rocked the capital more than two weeks ago.
The land title of the iconic Armenian orphanage Kamp Armen has been given back to an Armenian protestant church foundation, daily Agos has reported
A schoolboy, initially thought to be 15, was detained by police in Kayseri for allegedly “insulting” President Erdoğan before being released when the court determined he was in fact 14
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