A petition has been launched by Galatasaray High School for Assoc. Prof. Tuna Altınel, who has been imprisoned in Balıkesir Type L prison as part of the ‘Academics for Peace’ trials.
Turkey’s Treasury ministry is working on legislation to transfer the central bank’s 40 billion lira ($6.6 billion) in legal reserves to the government’s budget to shore it up, three economic officials told Reuters.
Our interview series continues with a foreign journalist who wishes to remain anonymous and works in Turkey for a western newspaper.
Our interview series continues with a freelancer American journalist Shawn Carrié who has been based in Istanbul for three years. He has worked for international news outlets like The Guardian, The Intercept and Newsweek.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan claimed almost all local election results in Istanbul were unlawful. Erdoğan added documents and video footage would be presented as evidence.
Our interview series continues with a journalist, who works for a European newspaper, wishes to remain anonymous, and has a decade of experience in Turkey.
ANKARA (Reuters) – Turkey’s Tayyip Erdogan suffered a severe setback on Sunday as his ruling AK Party was set to lose control of the capital Ankara for the first time in a local election and he appeared to concede defeat in the country’s largest city, Istanbul. Erdogan, who has dominated Turkish politics since coming to […]
Our interview series continues with Estonian journalist Hille Hanso, based in Istanbul for seven years, working for various Estonian news outlets including radio broadcast and printed publications.
Our interview series continues with Kiran Nazish, a Pakistani journalist working for foreign press including news outlets like The New York Times and Al Jazeera. Nazish is also the founder of the non profit organization, The Coalition for Women in Journalism
It has become commonplace, within the foreign media, to declare Turkish journalism hopeless, and to limit their analysis to flashy headlines underlining the number of journalists who were arrested. If the situation of journalists in Turkey is indeed to be denounced, pontificating from afar isn’t useful to fully understand it. What is the opinion of those who work on the ground?