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Turkey: International groups alarmed by the targeting of journalist Alican Uludağ - Article

Authorities must take all measures to ensure safety of journalists

Turkey: Annual international press freedom mission - Article

Between 2 and 5 October 2023, OBCT and other four international media freedom organisations will conduct an annual joint press freedom mission to Ankara, Diyarbakır and Istanbul. The mission will focus on the state of media freedom, the challenges experienced by journalists, media workers and the media landscape in general in the aftermath of devastating earthquakes, and the parliamentary and presidential elections this year

Originally published by OBCT . Also available in ITA

Turkey: International and local groups condemn detention of journalists in Ankara, Diyarbakır, İstanbul and İzmir - Article

OBCT joins 38 international organisations and calls on authorities to stop systematic detention of journalists in Turkey

Media freedom groups call on the EU to prioritise media freedom reforms and human rights in relations with Turkey - Article

OBCT joins media freedom and journalists groups in calling on the incoming Spanish Presidency of the Council of the European Union to place media freedom and fundamental rights at the heart of future relations with Turkey

Turkey: International groups condemn attack against journalist Sinan Aygül - Article

OBCT joins international media freedom, freedom of expression, and human rights organizations in calling on authorities to take all measures to ensure safety of journalists and hold all responsible to account

Politics and hate speech in the Turkish media - Article

During the elections that have just ended in Türkiye, the candidates used a discriminating and aggressive discourse. We talked about it with Yasemin Korkmaz, coordinator of the hate speech monitoring campaign in Türkiye at the Hrant Dink Foundation

By Francesco Brusa

Originally published by OBCT, also available in ITA

Turkey: how the secret services can destroy a journalist's life - Article

The difficulties of working in the media, the fragility of refugee status: the story of a journalist that the Turkish state wanted for itself

By Dimitri Bettoni 

Originally published by OBCT, also available in ITA 

Media Freedom on the Line as Turkey Approaches Elections - Article

OBCT joins media organizations and journalists in demanding politicians commit to end media oppression

Turkey: International groups demand release of Kurdish journalists, lawyers, political party officials detained in pre-election crackdown - Article

OBCT joins media freedom and human rights organisations calling for Turkish authorities to stop systematic harassment and intimidation of Kurdish journalists, media workers, media outlets, the lawyers that defend them, and Kurdish political party officials

Turkey: International groups condemn broadcast regulator role in punishing critical reporting ahead of elections - Article

OBCT joins press freedom and human rights organizations in condemning Turkey's broadcast regulator (RTÜK) for fining broadcasters for their critical reporting ahead of elections