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Turkey: Freedom of Expression in Jeopardy - Reports

The report, written for English PEN by two human rights experts, provides an overview of the state of freedom of expression in Turkey after the attempted coup in July 2016 and engages in a critical evaluation of the violations of the rights of writers, publishers, academics and within academic institutions

Commemoration for Slain Journalist Hrant Dink and State of Press Freedom in Turkey in 2018 - HTML5 video

Eleven years after the murder of the Armenian journalist Hrant Dink the instigators of the crime are still to answer to justice, while press freedom in Turkey has suffered a dramatic decline in the last decade

Free European Media - 2018 Edition - Books

On 15 February 2018 in Gdansk (Poland) in the framework of an international conference, the European Federation of Journalists (EFJ) launched a new book called "Free European Media" addressing new challenges faced by journalists around Europe

Köksal v. Turkey: Excessive Formalism or Strict Adherence to Admissibility Criteria? - Legal Resources

Recently the European Court of Human Rights declared thousands of cases from Turkey inadmissible for failure to exhaust newly-available domestic remedies. The authors look at the context and content of the inadmissibility decision

Record number of jailed journalists in 2017 - Reports

According to the 2017 prison census of the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ), 262 journalists are behind bars around the world in relation to their job. Turkey remains the world’s worst jailer for the second consecutive year, with 73 journalists imprisoned, followed by China and Egypt

A comparison of a new index based on the Media Pluralism Monitor with some other indices ranking freedom of expression - Reports

The aim of this working paper is to present a ranking of European Union Member States, Montenegro, and Turkey in terms of media pluralism and to compare the Media Pluralism Monitor ranking with the scores and rankings provided by the indices of Reporters without Borders and Freedom House related to the same EU and accession countries

State Sponsored Trolling - Reports

The report published by the Institute for the Future explores how governments are deploying disinformation as part of broader digital harassment campaigns

Expression Interrupted - Monitoring tool

Expression Interrupted is a website dedicated to tracking the legal process against journalists and academics in Turkey

Freedom on the Net 2017: Turkey Country Report - Reports

Although Internet freedom in Turkey has been gradually decreasing over the last years, it went through a sharp decline in 2017

Arrest of media professionals quadruples in first quarter 2017 - Reports

As shown by reports submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom platform in the first quarter of 2017, media professionals were arrested at an alarming rate, with more than a fourfold increase over the fourth quarter of 2016