Ozgur OgretCPJ Turkey Representative

February 14, 2017

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of February 12

Veteran journalist gets suspended sentence on terrorism chargesIstanbul’s 22nd Court for Serious Crimes today sentenced veteran journalist Hasan Cemal to a suspended sentence of one […]
February 6, 2017

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of February 5

Police detain four pro-Kurdish newspaper distributorsPolice in the eastern Turkish province of Van on February 4 detained four distributors of the pro-Kurdish newspapers Özgürlükçü Demokrasi […]
January 30, 2017

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of January 29

Police briefly detain newspaper editorPolice briefly detained Barış İnce, a board member of the socialist daily newspaper Birgün and its former editor, after İnce went […]
January 23, 2017

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of January 22

Government closes two TV channels by decreeThe Turkish government closed two television stations that catered to a largely Shia Muslim audience by emergency decree today. […]
January 17, 2017

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of January 15

More on this issue Boyraz told Evrensel that he was at the entrance of Güvenpark metro station in the capital at around 3 p.m. when […]