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Öznur Değer
Ankara - 2021
Detention of Öznur Değer
The police intervened against the press statement to be held by the Ankara Labor and Democracy Forces in front of the Çankaya District Municipality with the slogan, “We cannot make…
Eylem Akdağ
Diyarbakır - 2021
Battery of two journalists – Eylem Akdağ
The gendarmerie and special operations police officers prevented the women who wanted to visit the Sisê Cemetery in Diyarbakır’s Lice on the occasion of November 25 International Day for the…
Derya Ren
Diyarbakır - 2021
Battery of two journalists – Derya Ren
The gendarmerie and special operations police officers prevented the women who wanted to visit the Sisê Cemetery in Diyarbakır’s Lice on the occasion of November 25 International Day for the…
Etkin News Agency
Diyarbakır - 2021
Access block to ETHA
The Information and Communication Technologies Authority (BTK) has blocked access to the website of the Etkin News Agency (ETHA) by the decision of the Diyarbakır 4th Criminal Judgeship of Peace…
Kafa Radyo
2021
Fine on Kafa Radyo by the RTÜK
The Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) has imposed an administrative fine on Kafa Radyo channel, which broadcast Nihat Sırdar’s “Nihat’la Sivrisinek” program, on the grounds that the comments on…
Gökhan Biçici
İstanbul - 2021
Gökhan Biçici – trial for “insulting the President of the Republic”
dokuz8HABER news website’s Editor-in-Chief Gökhan Biçici has been put on trial on charge of “insulting the President of the Republic” before the İstanbul 8th Criminal Court of First Instance on…
Gözde Meydan
Kocaeli - 2021
Detention of Evrensel reporter Gözde Meydan
Covering the protests against the economic crisis in Turkey in Kocaeli province on November 23, 2021, Gözde Meydan, a reporter for daily Evrensel, was taken into custody. The journalist was…
Yeni Yaşam Newspaper
2021
Removal of Yeni Yaşam newspaper from the Parliament’s app
Yeni Yaşam newspaper has been removed from the online application where the Grand National Assembly of Turkey (TBMM) offers access to national dailies for MPs and other personnel of the…
Hikmet Tunç
Van - 2021
Police raid on Hikmet Tunç’s house
The house of JinNews reporter Hikmet Tunç in Van’s Edremit district was raided by plain clothes police officers and gendarmerie in a midnight raid on November 18, 2021 on the…
Reyhan Çapan
İstanbul - 2021
Reyhan Çapan – trial for “publishing in such a way to disclose the identities of victims or perpetrators of crimes under the age of 18 or to make them identifiable”
A lawsuit was filed against shutdown Özgür Gündem newspaper’s Editor-in-Chief Eren Keskin and Managing Editor Reyhan Çapan on charge of “publishing in such a way to disclose the identities of…
Ali Arslan
Hatay - 2021
Ali Arslan – trial for “resisting to prevent public duty”
A lawsuit was filed against 28 people, including Sovtna newspaper’s founder Ali Arslan (Dadük) and HRT reporter Can Bedros Çapar, who were taken into custody while they were filming the…
Can Bedros Çapar
Hatay - 2021
Can Bedros Çapar – trial for “resisting to prevent public duty”
A lawsuit was filed against 28 people, including Sovtna newspaper’s founder Ali Arslan (Dadük) and HRT reporter Can Bedros Çapar, who were taken into custody while they were filming the…
Emrullah Acar
Şanlıurfa - 2021
Detention of Emrullah Acar
As part of an investigation conducted by the Malatya Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office on charge of “being a member of an organization”, Mezopotamya Agency (MA) reporter Emrullah Acar’s house in…
Işık Kansu
Ankara - 2021
Lawsuit for damages against Işık Kansu
As reported by Cumhuriyet newspaper, Fatih Erdoğan, the spouse of Justice and Development Party (AKP) Ankara MP Asuman Erdoğan, and the Pasifik Gayrimenkul Yatırım İnşaat incorporation filed a lawsuit against…
Gerçek Gündem
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on Boğaziçi University’s Secretary General Nedim Malkoç – Gerçek Gündem
With the decision of the İstanbul 4th Criminal Judgeship of Peace and on the grounds of “violation of personal rights”, an access block has been imposed on Gerçek Gündem news…
Uğur Dündar
2021
Lawsuit for damages against Uğur Dündar
As reported by T24 news website, Sezgin Baran Korkmaz, who is on trial in both Turkey and the US on charge of international money laundering and arrested in Austria upon…
Murat Yıldız
Adana - 2021
Threat against Murat Yıldız
As reported by Evrensel newspaper, Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS) Adana Branch announced that their vice branch chair Murat Yıldız was threatened on the phone. In a call to Yıldız’s…
Sinan Aygül
Bitlis
Sinan Aygül – trial for “insult”
Over his article titled “Geo-Profiteering” (Jeo-Vurgun) published on www.bitlishaber.com news website on December 10, 2015, Bitlis Journalists’ Association Chair and Bitlis News Editor-in-Chief Sinan Aygül stood trial on charge of…
İdris Yayla
Batman - 2021
İdris Yayla – trial for “violating the Law on Meetings and Demonstrations”
28 people, including journalist İdris Yayla and Democratic Regions Party (DBP) former Co-Chair Sebahat Tuncel, stand trial at the Batman 1st Criminal Court of First Instance on the grounds that…
Perihan Kaya
Diyarbakır - 2021
Perihan Kaya – trial for “insulting the President of the Republic”
Journalist Perihan Kaya stood trial at the Diyarbakır 3rd Criminal Court of First Instance on charge of “insulting the President of the Republic” over her social media posts. At the…
Hasan Cemal
İstanbul - 2021
Hasan Cemal – investigation for “insulting the President of the Republic”
The İstanbul Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office Press Crimes Bureau launched an investigation against T24 news website’s columnist Hasan Cemal on charge of “insulting the President of the Republic” over his…
Fox TV
Ankara - 2021
Media outlets not allowed in ceremony at Atatürk’s Mausoleum – FOX TV
Several media outlets, including Cumhuriyet newspaper, FOX News and ANKA news agency, were not allowed in the ceremony held at Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s Mausoleum in Ankara on October 29 Republic…
Anka Haber Ajansı
Ankara - 2021
Media outlets not allowed in ceremony at Atatürk’s Mausoleum – ANKA News Agency
Several media outlets, including Cumhuriyet newspaper, FOX News and ANKA news agency, were not allowed in the ceremony held at Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s Mausoleum in Ankara on October 29 Republic…
Cumhuriyet Newspaper
Ankara - 2021
Media outlets not allowed in ceremony at Atatürk’s Mausoleum – Cumhuriyet newspaper
Several media outlets, including Cumhuriyet newspaper, FOX News and ANKA news agency, were not allowed in the ceremony held at Mustafa Kemal Atatürk’s Mausoleum in Ankara on October 29 Republic…
Pınar Gayip
Aydın - 2021
Pınar Gayıp – investigation for “marking a counterterrorism official as a target”
An investigation has been launched against Etkin News Agency (ETHA) editor Pınar Gayıp over her news report about specialist sergeant Musa Orhan, who tortured İpek Er with systematic sexual assault…
Karadeniz Gazete
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on fake medical report scandal at the Turkish Hard Coal Authority – karadeniz haber
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the İstanbul Silivri Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/4237 on October 13, 2021, imposed an access block on journalist İsmail Saymaz’s article on…
Gerçek Gündem
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on fake medical report scandal at the Turkish Hard Coal Authority – gerçek gündem
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the İstanbul Silivri Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/4237 on October 13, 2021, imposed an access block on journalist İsmail Saymaz’s article on…
halktv.com.tr
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on fake medical report scandal at the Turkish Hard Coal Authority – halktv.com.tr
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the İstanbul Silivri Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/4237 on October 13, 2021, imposed an access block on journalist İsmail Saymaz’s article on…
Oda TV
Eskişehir - 2021
Access block to news on CHP Ordu MP Mustafa Adıgüzel’s remarks about promotions and appointments at the Security and Gendarmerie – Odatv
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the Eskişehir 1st Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/4934 dated October 4, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the statement…
diken.com.tr
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on company and its owner that had an attachment levied on İMM’s accounts – diken.com.tr
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the İstanbul 3rd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/6154 dated October 4, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the company…
Cumhuriyet Newspaper
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on company and its owner that had an attachment levied on İMM’s accounts – cumhuriyet.com.tr
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the İstanbul 3rd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/6154 dated October 4, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the company…
BirGün
İstanbul - 2021
Access block to news on company and its owner that had an attachment levied on İMM’s accounts – birgun.net
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the İstanbul 3rd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/6154 dated October 4, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the company…
Barış Pehlivan
Ankara - 2021
Barış Pehlivan – investigation for “insult”
Upon the criminal complaint of the Gendarmerie General Command, the Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office has launched an investigation against Barış Pehlivan over his article “The shock squad of Menzil”…
İleri Haber
Osmaniye - 2021
Access block to news on TÜGVA – ileri haber
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the Osmaniye 1st Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/4983 dated October 15, 2021, imposed an access block on the news reported by ilerihaber.org…
Cumhuriyet Newspaper
Gaziantep - 2021
Access block to news on public tenders won by the company where Gaziantep Şahinbey District Mayor’s son-in-law is an executive board member – Cumhuriyet newspaper
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the Gaziantep 3rd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/10370 dated October 22, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the public…
T24
Gaziantep - 2021
Access block to news on public tenders won by the company where Gaziantep Şahinbey District Mayor’s son-in-law is an executive board member – T24
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the Gaziantep 3rd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/10370 dated October 22, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the public…
Tele1TV
Gaziantep - 2021
Access block to news on public tenders won by the company where Gaziantep Şahinbey District Mayor’s son-in-law is an executive board member – TELE 1
According to EngelliWeb’s post, the Gaziantep 3rd Criminal Judgeship of Peace, with its decision no. 2021/10370 dated October 22, 2021, imposed an access block on the news regarding the public…
Berna Kirşin
İstanbul - 2021
Berna Kirşin – investigation for “provoking the public to hatred and hostility”
An investigation was launched against Mezopotamya Agency (MA) reporter Berna Kirşin upon the report of the Ankara Department of Fighting Cyber Crimes. Investigated by the İstanbul Anadolu Chief Public Prosecutor’s…
Muhammed Enes Sezgin
İstanbul - 2021
Detention of Muhammet Enes Sezgin
Mezopotamya Agency (MA) reporters Muhammet Enes Sezgin and Mahmut Altuntaş were taken into custody while they were covering the demonstration at İstiklal Avenue in protest against the Kadıköy Sub-Governor’s Office’s…
Mahmut Altuntaş
İstanbul - 2021
Detention of Mahmut Altuntaş
Mezopotamya Agency (MA) reporters Muhammet Enes Sezgin and Mahmut Altuntaş were taken into custody while they were covering the demonstration at İstiklal Avenue in protest against the Kadıköy Sub-Governor’s Office’s…
Beril Özcan
İstanbul - 2021
Beril Özcan’s prevention from video recording
Fox TV reporter Beril Özcan, in a social media message on October 19, 2021, announced that she was prevented from filming at the Kadıköy Fikirtepe bazaar by the İstanbul Metropolitan…
Oktay Candemir
Van - 2021
Oktay Candemir – investigation for “insult”
An investigation has been launched against journalist Oktay Candemir over a social media post about Habertürk columnist Çetiner Çetin’s placement in the Vanspor Executive Board list. Facing charges of “insult”…
Fırat Fıstık
İstanbul - 2021
Investigation against journalist Fırat Fıstık
Over his news about the appointed rector of Boğaziçi University Naci İnci, who reported his students to the prosecutor’s office, Gerçek Gündem reporter Fırat Fıstık is facing an investigation launched…
Evrensel Daily
Burdur - 2021
Access block to news of Evrensel newspaper
The Burdur Criminal Judgeship of Peace, upon the criminal complaint of the Burdur Provincial Gendarmerie Command, has imposed an access block on two news reports and one article published by…
Hazal Ocak
İstanbul - 2021
Lawsuit for “insult” against Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists upon Bilal Erdoğan’s criminal complaint – Hazal Ocak
A lawsuit was filed against Cumhuriyet Editorial Coordinator Serkan Ozan, Managing Editor Olcay Büyüktaş Akça, Internet Managing News Director Ozan Yurtoğlu and reporter Hazal Ocak on charges of “insult” and…
Ozan Yurtoğlu
İstanbul - 2021
Lawsuit for “insult” against Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists upon Bilal Erdoğan’s criminal complaint – Ozan Yurtoğlu
A lawsuit was filed against Cumhuriyet Editorial Coordinator Serkan Ozan, Managing Editor Olcay Büyüktaş Akça, Internet Managing News Director Ozan Yurtoğlu and reporter Hazal Ocak on charges of “insult” and…
Olcay Büyüktaş Akça
İstanbul - 2021
Lawsuit for “insult” against Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists upon Bilal Erdoğan’s criminal complaint – Olcay Büyüktaş Akça
A lawsuit was filed against Cumhuriyet Editorial Coordinator Serkan Ozan, Managing Editor Olcay Büyüktaş Akça, Internet Managing News Director Ozan Yurtoğlu and reporter Hazal Ocak on charges of “insult” and…
Serkan Ozan
İstanbul - 2021
Lawsuit for “insult” against Cumhuriyet newspaper journalists upon Bilal Erdoğan’s criminal complaint – Serkan Ozan
A lawsuit was filed against Cumhuriyet Editoria Coordinator Serkan Ozan, Managing Editor Olcay Büyüktaş Akça, Internet Managing News Director Ozan Yurtoğlu and reporter Hazal Ocak on charges of “insult” and…
Tamer Arda Erşin
Ankara - 2021
Police attack against ANKA reporter Tamer Arda Erşin
On the anniversary of the October 10 Ankara Massacre, ANKA news agency reporter Tamer Arda Erşin was threatened by the police while he was covering the commemoration to be held…
Sonya Bayık
Batman - 2021
Sonya Bayık – trial for “violating the Law on Meetings and Demonstrations”
Taken into custody while covering the press statement attempted to be held by the Peoples’ Democratic Party (HDP) Youth Assembly in protest against the submerging of Hasankeyf on June 12,…
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