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Last few critical dailies in Turkey will be shut down one by one, dissident journalists say

Barış İnce, editorial consultant for the Birgün daily, has said the few remaining media outlets that are critical of the government will be shut...

German TAZ daily displays names of all jailed Turkish journalists on front page

In solidarity with jailed Turkish journalists, the German Die Tageszeitung daily, commonly referred to as TAZ, displayed the names of all journalists in Turkish...

Erdoğan suggests abolition of university elections, appointment of rectors instead

Despite his constant emphasis on the importance of elections and the “national will,” Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan believes elections for university rectors cause...

‘They Took Mommy Away’ – Orphans Of Turkey Purge *

Mahir Zeynalov Omar’s daydream was suddenly interrupted with loud ringtone coming out of his pocket. When he reached his cellphone, Omar distanced the phone as...

HRW: Turkish gov’t making use of emergency rule to silence critical media

  Fears that the Turkish government would capitalize on a state of emergency to silence critics who have nothing to do with a July 15...

Washington Post asks Twitter not to let itself become tool for President Erdoğan

Twitter should keep journalists’ accounts open and not become a tool of repression for Turkish President Tayyip Erdoğan, considering that laws are often used...

Ex-Cumhuriyet editor-in-chief set to start new newspaper in Germany

Former Editor-in-Chief of the Cumhuriyet daily Can Dündar, who resigned from his position on July 6, saying he felt mentally exhausted due to heavy...

Ex-Today’s Zaman reporter’s passport seized at Turkish consulate in NYC

The passport of former Today’s Zaman reporter Arslan Ayan has been confiscated by officials at the Turkish Consulate General in New York on the...

Pro-Erdoğan media continues intimidation of dissident journalists on US soil

Following a statement by President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan that no country is safe for Gülen movement sympathizers, the pro-Justice and Development Party (AKP) media...

[OPINION] How does the Turkish government determine who is terrorist? by Dr. İsmail Sezgin

How does the Turkish government determine who is terrorist? by Dr. İsmail Sezgin

Int’l organizations condemn crackdown on media in Turkey

International civil society organizations have condemned the Turkish government for abusing an ongoing state of emergency in the country to suppress freedom of expression...

Police chief who detained governor over Gülen link detained

A police chief who arrested the governor of Karasu district over the latter’s alleged links to the Gulen Movement, has been detained in an...

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