P24 - Platform for Independent Journalism http://www.P24.com Platform for Independent Journalism 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 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