Tuesday, September 13 2011 , Your time is 15:58:00
It’s been a year since the Istanbul Convention, a landmark treaty of the Council of Europe (CoE) dedicated to preventing and combating general and domestic violence against women
In an editorial published on Aug. 1, daily Hürriyet slammed an organized campaign based on lies in the pro-government media trying to link the newspaper to the outlawed Kurdistan Workers’ Party (PKK)
Turkey’s Press Council has said censorship is still in place in Turkey, adding the country ranked 149th among 199 countries in press freedom reports, with 21 journalists in jail and a large number of ongoing cases filed against journalists, in a written statement issued to mark the 107th anniversary of Journalists Day
An Ankara Criminal Court of Peace has approved a decision by the country’s gov't-controlled internet watchdog to block nearly 100 Kurdish and left wing websites on the grounds of making terrorist propaganda
A prominent Turkish journalist has been sacked over a social media post on the grounds that he anonymously criticized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan over the July 20 Suruç bombing
Turkey has blocked a number of Kurdish and left-wing news websites while many users also experienced difficulty accessing Twitter and Facebook for an unspecified reason on July 25 as Turkish fighter jets continued to bomb the outlawed PKK
A Turkish court blocked Twitter for more than two hours after ordering a publication ban on photos and videos of the deadly bombing in southeastern Turkey in the latest instance of a gag order on the media after major crises.
Turkish authorities have banned demonstrators from holding a peace march in Istanbul tomorrow, citing concerns about 'provocative action' and 'dense traffic'
A Republican People’s Party (CHP) report has revealed the plight of culture and arts in Turkey, noting 65 cases of pressure, bans and censorship in the first half of 2015 alone
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