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The 2017 World Press Freedom Index prepared annually by Reporters Without Borders (RSF) saw Turkey decline by four points compared to last year due to an “unprecedented purge” under the state of emergency
Turkey halts the activities of four NGOs in 2017 due to ‘national security,’ alleging that some of them are engaged in suspicious activity
Police have been “too busy” to look into complaints made by women subjected to violence since the failed July 15, 2016 coup attempt, according to a women’s rights NGO.
The Turkish work permit of British academic Chris Stephenson has been canceled by the Higher Education Board (YÖK), 18 years after he first started working at Istanbul’s Bilgi University.
Prominent Turkish journalist Hasan Cemal was acquitted on March 31 on charges of “conducting terror propaganda” via a column published in 2013.
A German-Turkish journalist whose arrest in Turkey has jolted relations between Ankara and Berlin is doing well in prison but Germany is pushing for his release, German Deputy Foreign Minister Michael Roth said after consular officials visited him.
Hürriyet columnist Melike Karakartal was attacked on March 28 at her residence by an assailant who introduced himself as a courier.
An investigation has been opened into Ali Ağaoglu, the billionaire head of the Ağaoglu Group construction company, over sexist comments he made in a recently broadcast documentary on the BBC
Turkey remains top of Twitter’s global censorship list, according to the latest Twitter Transparency report published on March 21.