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HRF advertises in NYC daily, launches #Erdoganout campaign during UNGA

The New York-based Human Rights Foundation (HRF) on Tuesday took out an advertisement in the Metro New York newspaper criticizing Turkish President Recep Tayyip...

Jailed journalist Ayşenur Parıldak given courage award by Norwegian rights group

Ayşenur Parıldak, a 27-year-old reporter from Turkey’s now-closed Zaman newspaper who has been behind bars for 13 months, was named the recipient of the...

Jailed Zaman editor says we are journalists, not terrorists

Former Zaman daily Ankara Representative Mustafa Ünal, who is standing trial after 414 days in pretrial detention, said on Monday that he and other...

Jailed journalist Altan: They can lock me up, but not my imagination

Prominent Turkish novelist and journalist Ahmet Altan, who has been in pretrial detention since Sept. 23 of last year, said in an essay published...

AI secretary-general visits Turkey director in İstanbul prison, calls for her immediate release

The secretary-general of Amnesty International, Salil Shetty, on Saturday visited the rights group's Turkey director, İdil Eser, in an İstanbul prison and called for...

PEN Int’l calls on Turkey to lift travel restrictions imposed on writer Aslı Erdoğan

PEN International said on Monday it is concerned about travel restrictions imposed by Turkish authorities on award-winning author and honorary PEN member Aslı Erdoğan...

Gov’t-shuttered dihaber news agency says it will continue to expose the truth

The pro-Kurdish dihaber news agency, which was shut down by the most recent government decree published early Friday morning, announced that it will continue...

Bild editor turns down TRT’s interview request over imprisonment of journalists in Turkey

Julian Röpcke, a political editor for the German Bild daily, tweeted on Thursday that he turned down an interview request by Turkey’s state-run TRT...

EC says arrest of journalists in Turkey has grave impact on freedom of expression

As criticism mounts in Germany over the Monday arrest of Die Welt’s Turkey correspondent Deniz Yücel on charges of disseminating the propaganda of a...

New IPI website to serve as resource on jailed journalists in Turkey

The International Press Institute (IPI) on Wednesday launched a website that will serve as a resource for information on the 153 journalists and media...

Freedom House: Turkey suffers worst decline in freedoms in last decade

Turkey has suffered a dramatic decline in freedoms in the last decade according to a report by Freedom House in which it presented the...

The Guardian: UK sells arms to Turkey as Erdoğan continues crackdown

The London-based Guardian daily said in an article on Sunday that the British government has been turning a blind eye to human rights violations...

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