Tag Archives: Decriminalize Dissent

Amid the violence: Journalists under siege

Turkey has had a shoddy record on protecting independent journalism for years now. Termed by the Committee to Protect Journalists¬† “the world’s worst jailer of journalists,” international journalist groups like the CPJ and and Reporters without Borders have underlined the … Continue reading

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One minute….

It is more than just a moment of high political theater in Turkey’s recent history.¬† It is also approximately how long it will take you to make a real contribution to protecting freedom of expression in Turkey. One voice is … Continue reading

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Amnesty Issues Freedom of Expression Report

Amnesty International has published a new report on Freedom of Expression in Turkey.¬† Based on trial observations, the review of hundreds of criminal cases, and “interviews with civil society organizations, lawyers, academics, individuals under prosecution and public officials,” the report … Continue reading

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