P24 - Platform for Independent Journalism http://www.P24.com Platform for Independent Journalism 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 Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 242 http://platform24.org/en/articles/767/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---242 Evrensel journalists called in for questioning over Ragıp Zarakolu’s article; HSK launches investigation against two judges over social media posts Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 241 http://platform24.org/en/articles/766/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---241 Indictment against journalists jailed over coverage of MİT operative’s funeral accepted; Ragıp Zarakolu faces investigation; Hakan Aygün released Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 236 http://platform24.org/en/articles/764/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---236 Bill proposing early release submitted to Parliament; journalist Hakan Aygün jailed; more journalists face investigation over Covid-19 reports, posts Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 235 http://platform24.org/en/articles/763/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---235 Journalists Sadiye Eser, Sadık Topaloğlu, musician Yılmaz Çelik released; journalists, lawmakers face investigation over Covid-19 reports, posts Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 234 http://platform24.org/en/articles/762/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---234 Court rules for Osman Kavala’s release on “coup” charge; Alptekin Dursunoğlu sentenced at 1st hearing; Supreme Court overturns Ali Akkuş’s conviction Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 233 http://platform24.org/en/articles/761/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---233 Osman Kavala faces additional “espionage” charge in coup investigation; newspaper terminates Timur Soykan’s contract for supporting jailed journalists Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 230 http://platform24.org/en/articles/760/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---230 Osman Kavala re-arrested; journalist Şirin Kabakcı given 6-year sentence; T24’s Doğan Akın stands trial on “aiding a terrorist group” charge Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 229 http://platform24.org/en/articles/759/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---229 Three defendants acquitted in Özgür Gündem trial; journalist Emre Orman sentenced at first hearing; Ferhat Tunç's sentence upheld Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 228 http://platform24.org/en/articles/758/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---228 Final opinion submitted in Gezi Park trial; Prosecutor asks Supreme Court to uphold convictions in Altans case, quash convictions in Cumhuriyet trial Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 225 http://platform24.org/en/articles/757/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---225 İsmail Çoban sentenced to 7 years 6 months in prison; Mehmet Y. Yılmaz appears in court on insult charge; İsmail Evren given 6-year sentence Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 222 http://platform24.org/en/articles/756/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---222 Seven defendants in Sözcü trial convicted of “aiding a terrorist group”; Osman Kavala ordered to remain behind bars despite European Court judgment Court issues reasoned judgment in Altans case http://platform24.org/en/articles/755/court-issues-reasoned-judgment-in-altans-case Ahmet Altan and Nazlı Ilıcak’s political commentary on TV and their articles cited among grounds for conviction Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 218 http://platform24.org/en/articles/754/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---218 T24’s Doğan Akın to stand trial over Fuat Avni reports; 6 journalists handed down jail terms in a week; prosecutor seeks prison terms for 6 HRDs Three glass boxes http://platform24.org/en/articles/753/three-glass-boxes Ahmet Altan penned this piece for Le Monde during his few days of freedom last week. Translated by Yasemin Çongar from the original Turkish Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 216 http://platform24.org/en/articles/752/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---216 Ruken Demir, Melike Aydın jailed pending trial; Ahmet Altan re-arrested 8 days after his release; prosecutor objects to Kibriye Evren’s release Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 215 http://platform24.org/en/articles/751/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---215 At least 8 journalists sentenced or fined in one week; Soner Karabulut jailed pending trial; Ahmet Altan and Nazlı Ilıcak freed Freedom of Expression and the Press in Turkey - 214 http://platform24.org/en/articles/750/freedom-of-expression-and-the-press-in-turkey---214 Prosecutor seeks higher than minimum sentences in Altans case; Mümtazer Türköne fined over 2014 column; 3 more journalists freed after judicial reform