Timeline: Turkish Media Monitoring Report March 2018

Pressure targeting media in Turkey continued in March 2018, in duration of the State of Emergency Rule that was started on July 20, 2016. Detention, arrest and arrest warrants of journalists in Turkey has continued in March 2018. Accusations have varied from social media activities to publications being considered as...

Police raid & trustees appointed to Özgürlükçü Demokrasi Newspaper

Independent newspaper Özgürlükçü Demokrasi (Libertarian Democracy) that has under different names been publishing news that do not receive coverage in most of media outlets in Turkey for over two decades, have been target of a police raid after midnight, and trustee has been appointed to the newspaper. zgürlükçü...

History of Newroz as it has been celebrated in Turkey

Newroz has been celebrated with local colors, representing the indigenous faiths and beliefs in many parts of the world under various names, referring to the coming of the Spring and the new year. It is a day that each people associates with their own culture and values. Newroz has also assumed the role as a festival...

VPN services and encrypted e-mail service ProtonMail blocked in Turkey

Internet restrictions have taken yet another step in Turkey, blocking access to Virtual Private Network (VPN) services and encrypted e-mail service ProtonMail. otorious law numbered: 5651 had been updated in 2014 February 6th, with a “clause ç” which enforced the responsibility of blocking access to...

UBER on target in Turkey: Court case, physical assault, shooting, draft bill…

Global transport technology leader UBER is on the target of taxi drivers in Turkey. Taxi drivers have opened a court case against UBER calling for access-blocking, and held a protest meeting against the network in front of Istanbul Çağlayan Courthouse today. Ministry of Interior has also drafted a bill after the...

8M18: International Women’s Day celebrated in Istanbul

Thousands of women in Istanbul have gathered for the 16th Feminist Night March despite rain and cold weather. Main slogans resonating on streets were “We will not keep silent, we are not afraid, we will not submit”, “Break the hand that beats women” and “Jin Jiyan Azadi”. The march...

dokuz8NEWS held its first Data Journalism training in Istanbul

dokuz8NEWS has started a project for Developing Capacity for Data Journalism in Turkey, and as part of this project the first of a total of three training sessions has been held in Istanbul. At the three-day training session 24 participants from Istanbul, Ankara, Izmir, Diyarbakır, Trabzon and Kocaeli have been...

Saleeh Muslim released in Czechia: Turkey’s crisis with the Interpol

Turkey had filed a red notice at Interpol for arrest of Saleeh Muslim, the former co-chair of Democratic Union Party PYD which resulted in the Kurdish leader’s temporary arrest in the capital of Czech, Prague. Muslim has been released after a 2 day custody, reminding the ‘Interpol Crisis’ when Turkey had filed a...

A day at the Turkish Courts: Day of Judicial Upheaval

February 16, 2018 has been a day of judicial upheaval in the Turkish courts. In several cases that have been heard at different courts today, the indictment of an imprisoned journalist was accepted and then, he was released from prison. Other journalists have received aggravated life sentences, the wrong suspect was...

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