P24 - Platform for Independent Journalism http://www.P24.com Platform for Independent Journalism Journalists in State of Emergency - 92 http://platform24.org/en/articles/524/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---92 Sözcü’s Mediha Olgun and Evrensel’s Yusuf Karataş released from prison, bringing number of imprisoned journalists to 170 The Barakat murders: Racist hatred or political execution? http://platform24.org/en/articles/523/the-barakat-murders--racist-hatred-or-political-execution Friends and family of Orouba and Halla Barakat say the family received death threats from the supporters of the Syrian regime Journalists in State of Emergency – 91 http://platform24.org/en/articles/522/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---91 Courts rule to keep journalists in prison in the Altans and former Zaman writers’ cases Journalists in State of Emergency -90 http://platform24.org/en/articles/521/journalists-in-state-of-emergency--90 Journalists Şahin Alpay, Ali Bulaç, Ahmet Turan Alkan others appear before court for the first time on Sept. 18 UK lawyers on the Altans case: This is a show trial http://platform24.org/en/articles/520/uk-lawyers-on-the-altans-case--this-is-a-show-trial Bar Human Rights Committee of England and Wales report on Altans’ trial raises concern over fair trial Can Turkey’s media regulate itself? http://platform24.org/en/articles/519/can-turkey-s-media-regulate-itself Project launched under the auspices of the EU and UNESCO aims to lead a comprehensive research to promote self-regulation in Turkish media Journalists in State of Emergency - 89 http://platform24.org/en/articles/518/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---89 No journalists released in the second hearing of the Cumhuriyet trial. ECtHR grants UN special rapporteur leave to intervene... Journalists in State of Emergency– 88 http://platform24.org/en/articles/517/journalists-in-state-of-emergency--88 Daily Evrensel’s regional reporter taken into police custody Journalists in State of Emergency - 87 http://platform24.org/en/articles/516/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---87 One more journalist arrested; three more media organizations shut down with new Cabinet decree Media attacaks and jail-the price of solidarity in Turkey http://platform24.org/en/articles/515/media-attacaks-and-jail-the-price-of-solidarity-in-turkey RSF condemns media lynching of rights defenders fighting for free press in Turkey Journalists in State of Emergency - 86 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/514/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---86 Two released in “coup” case where 13 journalists are on trial Journalists in State of Emergency – 85 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/513/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---85 Nine journalists detained for using ByLock arrested and sent to prison. Two journalists imprisoned in Gaziantep released Journalists in State of Emergency - 84 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/512/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---84 Journalist Murat Çelikkan goes to prison; trial of Murat Aksoy and 12 other journalists on “coup” charges starts on August 16 Journalists in State of Emergency - 83 http://platform24.org/en/articles/511/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---83 35 journalists in Istanbul sought by police on the grounds that they used chat software used by the group allegedly behind the coup attempt Journalists in State of Emergency - 82 http://platform24.org/en/articles/510/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---82 DIHA reporter Nedim Türfent, in jail for 15 months, denied release in second hearing of his trial Journalists in State of Emergency - 81 http://platform24.org/en/articles/509/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---81 Prosecutor seeks up to 15 years for journalist Meşale Tolu, a German passport holder Journalists in State of Emergency - 80 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/508/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---80 French journalist Loup Bureau arrested in Şırnak, two local journalists arrested in Gaziantep. Journalist Ozan Kaplanoğlu released from prison Journalists in State of Emergency - 79 http://platform24.org/en/articles/507/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---79 Seven released in Cumhuriyet trial while five others remain imprisoned Journalists in State of Emergency - 78 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/506/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---78 Number of imprisoned journalists reaches 168 with two recent arrests; Cumhuriyet trial continues into fifth day Journalists in State of Emergency - 76 http://platform24.org/en/articles/505/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---76 Arrest orders for 34 media workers issued; eight former TRT workers formally arrested Journalists in State of Emergency – 74 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/504/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---74 Arrest warrants issued for 34 ex-TRT employees. Number of imprisoned journalists rises to 166 as Mehmet Çakmakçı sent to jail Journalists in State of Emergency – 73 http://platform24.org/en/articles/503/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---73 Rights defenders will be in custody for another week. Koray Çalışkan detained. Number of journalists in jail now 165 as Kazım Kızıl released Turkey: Free Rights Defenders Immediately http://platform24.org/en/articles/502/turkey--free-rights-defenders-immediately Police Detain 10, Including Amnesty Turkey Director, In Terrorism Investigation Journalists in State of Emergency - 70 http://platform24.org/en/articles/501/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---70 Indictment into six journalists accused of links with RedHack and reporting on leaked emails of Berat Albayrak submitted to court Journalists in State of Emergency – 69 http://platform24.org/en/articles/500/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---69 Imprisoned journalists Ahmet and Mehmet Altan and Nazlı Ilıcak appear before court in first hearing of their “coup” trial; none set free A Portrait of the Indictment as Judicial Porn http://platform24.org/en/articles/498/a-portrait-of-the-indictment-as-judicial-porn You can read the full text of Ahmet Altan's defence statement here. ‘“You would have tried Rousseau, too’’ http://platform24.org/en/articles/499/--you-would-have-tried-rousseau--too- You can read the full text of Mehmet Altan's defence statement here Altans and Ilıcak to present their defences in ‘’coup’’ case http://platform24.org/en/articles/497/altans-and-ilicak-to-present-their-defences-in---coup---case Trial of imprisoned journalists accused of “participating in coup’’ begins on Monday Rights groups: Drop all charges, release journalists http://platform24.org/en/articles/496/rights-groups--drop-all-charges--release-journalists Representatives of several rights groups will monitor trial of Altan brothers, Nazlı Ilıcak and others on June 19 Rights groups urge UN body to focus on free speech in Turkey http://platform24.org/en/articles/495/rights-groups-urge-un-body-to-focus-on-free-speech-in-turkey Article 19 and PEN International deliver joint statement at the UN Human Rights Council on free expression violations in Turkey A conversation on ‘’Rights, Resistance and Resilience’’ http://platform24.org/en/articles/494/a-conversation-on---rights--resistance-and-resilience- P24 joins the IFEX network at the latter’s 25th year celebration in Montreal European Court inquires Turkey about journalists’ cases http://platform24.org/en/articles/493/european-court-inquires-turkey-about-journalists--cases The Court directs eight questions to Turkey about imprisoned journalists’ applications, including one on whether detentions are political Journalists in State of Emergency - 68 http://platform24.org/en/articles/492/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---68 Harrowing claims of torture marked journalist Türfent’s trial; former journalist and CHP MP Berberoğlu arrested in Syria weapons trial Özgür Gündem solidarity trial adjourned until December http://platform24.org/en/articles/490/ozgur-gundem-solidarity-trial-adjourned-until-december The next hearing in the trial of Şebnem Korur Fincancı, Ahmet Nesin and Erol Önderoğlu will take place on Dec. 26 Journalists in State of Emergency - 67 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/489/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---67 Prosecutor demands two consecutive life sentences for 13 journalists including Atilla Taş and Murat Aksoy P24 receives PEC press freedom award http://platform24.org/en/articles/488/p24-receives-pec-press-freedom-award "Turkish journalists are being punished for telling the truth,” P24 President Hasan Cemal says, as he receives PEC Award 2017 in Geneva Journalists in State of Emergency – 66 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/486/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---66 Hayatın Sesi executives appear before a court while two executives of BirGün daily are sent to prison to serve a conviction Journalists in State of Emergency – 65 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/485/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---65 Sözcü journalists, former Nokta editor imprisoned; number of journalists behind bars in Turkey rises to 169 French journalist detained in Turkey goes on hunger strike http://platform24.org/en/articles/484/french-journalist-detained-in-turkey-goes-on-hunger-strike French freelance photojournalist Mathias Depardon has been held in a repatriation center in southeast Turkey for more than two weeks Journalists, MP stand trial in Syria arms report case http://platform24.org/en/articles/483/journalists--mp-stand-trial-in-syria-arms-report-case Istanbul 14th High Criminal Court rules to adjourn trial of Cumhuriyet journalists and opposition deputy until June 14 Journalists in State of Emergency - 64 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/482/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---64 Former editors of the shuttered Nokta magazine have been each sentenced to 22.5 years in prison Journalists in State of Emergency - 63 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/481/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---63 Turkish media reports arrest warrants have been issued for owner and three staff members of opposition Sözcü newspaper Muiznieks concerned about sentencing of Çelikkan http://platform24.org/en/articles/480/muiznieks-concerned-about-sentencing-of-celikkan Journalist Murat Çelikkan has been sentenced to 18 months in jail for symbolically editing Özgür Gündem in a solidarity campaign Journalists in State of Emergency – 62 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/479/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---62 Two handed down prison sentences in Özgür Gündem solidarity case; P24 updates the number of imprisoned journalists as 166 “Politics without criticism is tyranny” http://platform24.org/en/articles/478/-politics-without-criticism-is-tyranny Novelist-journalist Ahmet Altan testifies before an Istanbul court from Silivri Prison in “insult” case Journalists in State of Emergency - 61 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/477/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---61 Cumhuriyet’s Internet editor arrested on charges of terror propaganda Journalists in State of Emergency - 60 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/476/journalists-in-state-of-emergency---60 The arrest of two more journalists bring the total number of imprisoned journalists to 165 Free press is needed to challenge apologetic arguments http://platform24.org/en/articles/475/free-press-is-needed-to-challenge-apologetic-arguments An interview with Dirk Moses, co-editor of Journal of Genocide studies and Professor of Modern History at Sydney University Journalists in State of Emergency -- 59 http://platform24.org/en/media-monitoring/474/journalists-in-state-of-emergency----59 One editor was arrested, one kept in isolation and another was handed down a prison sentence in the first week of May If the president lies... http://platform24.org/en/articles/473/if-the-president-lies-- This year’s Mehmet Ali Birand memorial lecture hosts New York Times’ Carol Giacomo, salutes journalists in prison