P24 - Platform for Independent Journalism http://www.P24.com Platform for Independent Journalism China’s Turning Point?: 20th Communist Party Congress http://platform24.org/en/articles/817/china-s-turning-point---20th-communist-party-congress People over the age of 68 cannot enter or have to resign from the PSC, though the rule isn’t expected to apply to Xi. War, JournalIsm, and the NatIonalIst NarratIve http://platform24.org/en/articles/816/war--journalism--and-the-nationalist-narrative Ekaterina Kotrikadze delivers P24's World Press Freedom Day lecture in honor of Mehmet Ali Birand P24 looking for a project officer http://platform24.org/en/announcements/815/p24-looking-for-a-project-officer Application deadline: 12 April “This is the only truth in this land” http://platform24.org/en/articles/814/-this-is-the-only-truth-in-this-land Eren Keskin delivers the annual Mehmet Ali Birand Lecture on World Press Freedom Day 2021; at least 68 journalists are behind bars in Turkey Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 292 http://platform24.org/en/articles/813/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---292 Bülent Şık’s conviction overturned; BirGün editor charged with “insulting public official”; five journalists stand trial for covering 2019 protest Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 291 http://platform24.org/en/articles/812/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---291 ECtHR’s Murat Sabuncu, Ahmet Şık judgments become final; İnci Aydın acquitted at her second hearing; Turkey ranks 153rd in World Press Freedom Index Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 290 http://platform24.org/en/articles/811/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---290 Ahmet Altan released after 4.5 years behind bars; ECtHR issues long-awaited Ahmet Altan and Murat Aksoy judgments; retrial of Zaman columnists begins Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 289 http://platform24.org/en/articles/810/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---289 Ali Ergin Demirhan indicted twice over a Twitter post; Melis Alphan stands trial over Newroz photo; Oktay Candemir charged with “propaganda” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 288 http://platform24.org/en/articles/809/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---288 Four journalists jailed in Van released; Nagehan Alçı fined for “insulting” judge; actress Nilüfer Aydan sentenced for “insulting the president” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 287 http://platform24.org/en/articles/808/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---287 Journalist Perihan Kaya sentenced for “propaganda”; journalist Ruhi Karadağ imposed travel ban; French journalist Mercadier denied entry to Turkey Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 286 http://platform24.org/en/articles/807/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---286 Journalists Hakan Aygün, Ali Ergin Demirhan sentenced; students appear in court over Boğaziçi exhibition; HDP’s Gergerlioğlu stripped of MP status Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 285 http://platform24.org/en/articles/806/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---285 Yıldız and Dükel sentenced; appellate court reverses judgments in Özgürlükçü Demokrasi trial; three journalists sentenced for “terrorism propaganda” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 284 http://platform24.org/en/articles/805/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---284 Turkey among not free countries in Freedom House report; journalist Mustafa Gökkılıç sentenced, released; case file sent to prosecutor in Taraf trial Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 282 http://platform24.org/en/articles/804/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---282 Four sentenced in Özgür Gündem trial; Professor Fincancı fined for “insulting Erdoğan”; five journalists charged with “membership in terrorist group” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 281 http://platform24.org/en/articles/803/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---281 Cenk Yiğiter’s sentence upheld; prosecutor seeks conviction for Arif Aslan; Evrensel’s Görkem Kınacı to stand trial; Ayşen Şahin, Ahmet Takan detained Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 280 http://platform24.org/en/articles/802/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---280 "Coup" case against Osman Kavala merged with Gezi trial; journalists İdris Sayılğan, Alican Uludağ sentenced; journalist Berat Gonca sent to prison Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 279 http://platform24.org/en/articles/801/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---279 Turkey ranks first in violations of freedom of expression; comedian sentenced over onstage remarks; 1 employee sentenced, 4 acquitted in Van TV trial Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 278 http://platform24.org/en/articles/800/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---278 Court overturns acquittals in Gezi trial; journalist Bulut sentenced at first hearing; ECtHR: Atilla Taş’s detention violated his right to liberty Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 277 http://platform24.org/en/articles/799/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---277 ETHA reporter Pınar Gayıp arrested; journalist Özgür Boğatekin handed down 18-month sentence; prosecutor seeks life sentence for Mustafa Gökkılıç Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 276 http://platform24.org/en/articles/798/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---276 MA reporter Mehmet Aslan jailed; journalist Ayten Akgün given 11-month sentence; top court rules house arrest violated Şahin Alpay’s right to liberty Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 275 http://platform24.org/en/articles/797/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---275 Top Court rejects Osman Kavala’s application; journalist Mazlum Dolan sentenced to 7.5 years in prison; RTÜK exclusively fined opposition TVs in 2020 Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 274 http://platform24.org/en/articles/796/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---274 Can Dündar sentenced to 27.5 years; Supreme Court upholds 3 convictions in Zaman trial; Dindar Karataş charged with “membership of terrorist group” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 273 http://platform24.org/en/articles/795/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---273 Osman Kavala remains behind bars as his “coup” trial begins; MA reporter Zeynep Durgut arrested; trial of Cumhuriyet journalists gets underway Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 272 http://platform24.org/en/articles/794/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---272 Ayşegül Doğan sentenced to 6 years and 3 months in prison; appellate court upholds Özgür Paksoy’s sentence; case against Ferhat Parlak dismissed Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 271 http://platform24.org/en/articles/793/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---271 Velat Öztekin, Dicle Müftüoğlu sentenced for “propaganda”; Alican Uludağ’s trial over Twitter post begins; court upholds convictions in Büyükada trial Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 270 http://platform24.org/en/articles/792/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---270 Mehmet Baransu sentenced to 17 years in prison; MA reporter Dindar Karataş jailed, Hakan Yalçın arrested; Davut Uçar, Kesire Önel taken into custody Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 269 http://platform24.org/en/articles/791/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---269 JinNews editor Roza Metina arrested; 5 journalists to stand trial for covering Mardin protest; BirGün editors acquitted of “insulting public official” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 268 http://platform24.org/en/articles/790/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---268 ECtHR rules Cumhuriyet journalists’ rights violated; journalists Yıldız and Oruç released; Erkan Akkuş charged with “membership of terrorist group” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 267 http://platform24.org/en/articles/789/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---267 2 journalists sentenced for “insult”; journalist Karakaş jailed; acquittals in Özgür Gündem trial reversed; filmmaker Cebe convicted of “propaganda” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 266 http://platform24.org/en/articles/788/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---266 Journalists Abdurrahman Gök, Nurcan Yalçın face “terrorism” charges; Hayri Tunç given 2-year sentence; access to JinNews, ETHA, Yeni Demokrasi blocked Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 265 http://platform24.org/en/articles/787/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---265 Sabiha Temizkan handed down 15-month sentence; Eren Keskin appears in court over social media posts; prosecutor seeks conviction for Onur Emre Yağan Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 264 http://platform24.org/en/articles/786/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---264 İshak Yasul, Arafat Dayan handed down jail sentences; Özgür Boğatekin faces new indictment; prosecutor seeks conviction for Can Dündar. Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 263 http://platform24.org/en/articles/785/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---263 Four journalists jailed in Van; new indictment seeks aggravated life sentence for Osman Kavala; Can Dündar’s personal assets seized Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 262 http://platform24.org/en/articles/784/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---262 Journalists Faruk Bostan, Bülent Karagöz jailed; new indictment issued against Osman Kavala; Selda Manduz arrested; Nuri Akman faces arrest warrant Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 259 http://platform24.org/en/articles/783/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---259 Ahmet Altan marks 4 years behind bars; 5 journalists sentenced for “exposing” MİT operative; Müyesser Yıldız ordered to pay compensation Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 258 http://platform24.org/en/articles/782/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---258 Journalist Rawin Sterk released at first hearing; Diken executives acquitted in “Fuat Avni” trial; Tele 1 broadcast suspended for 5 days Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 257 http://platform24.org/en/articles/781/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---257 Journalist Erkan Akkuş jailed; Özgür Boğatekin sent to prison; Can Ataklı charged with “insulting the president”; Tele 1 fined over Evrensel video Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 256 http://platform24.org/en/articles/780/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---256 RTÜK fines 5 TV channels; journalist assaulted in Bursa; access to dozens of online content blocked; Hakan Aygün arrested twice over same post Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey – 255 http://platform24.org/en/articles/779/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---255 Trial of former Taraf journalists adjourned until October; websites of Özgürüz Radyo and JinNews blocked; thousands of social media users investigated Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 253 http://platform24.org/en/articles/778/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---253 Journalist Yıldız faces terrorism-related charges; Parliament passes social media bill; appeal against Kılınç, Pehlivan, Ağırel’s detention rejected. Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 252 http://platform24.org/en/articles/777/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---252 Aziz Oruç ordered to remain behind bars; Justice Commission approves AKP’s social media draft law; Mehmet Baransu handed down 19.5 years in prison Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 251 http://platform24.org/en/articles/776/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---251 Prosecutor seeks conviction for Mehmet Baransu and Murat Şevki Çoban on three charges; Deniz Yücel handed down prison sentence for “propaganda” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 250 http://platform24.org/en/articles/775/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---250 Ceren Aslan’s sentence upheld; actors Akpınar, Gezen charged with “insulting the president”; Communications Director files lawsuit against Cumhuriyet. Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 249 http://platform24.org/en/articles/774/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---249 Four HRDs handed down prison sentences in "Büyükada trial”; T24’s Doğan Akın acquitted; journalist Cihan Acar sent to prison Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 248 http://platform24.org/en/articles/773/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---248 Three journalists remain behind bars as their trial on “Disclosing identity of MİT official” charge begins; Kaftancıoğlu’s sentence upheld İlhan Çomak: When in prison, poetry, too, is confined http://platform24.org/en/articles/772/ilhan-comak--when-in-prison--poetry--too--is-confined “I have never self-censored my poetry, neither has my poetry ever been censored; I actually hear that officials here quite like it” Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 246 http://platform24.org/en/articles/771/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---246 Müyesser Yıldız jailed pending trial; Supreme Court upholds convictions of 17 journalists; Mevlüt Öztaş sent back to prison despite medical report Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 245 http://platform24.org/en/articles/770/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---245 Opposition MPs Berberoğlu, Güven, Farisoğulları jailed; court upholds journalist Boğatekin’s conviction; TV presenter Uca handed down prison sentence Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 244 http://platform24.org/en/articles/769/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---244 Selahattin Demirtaş faces new investigation for his defense statement; jailed journalist Mevlüt Öztaş’s conviction upheld by regional court Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 243 http://platform24.org/en/articles/768/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---243 Journalist Rojhat Doğru jailed; Cumhuriyet, BirGün dailies imposed public ad ban; at least 3 jailed in a week over social media posts