MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Administrative fine and broadcast suspension on Halk TV by RTÜK
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Halk TV
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2021
LAST UPDATED
07/07/2021
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Television
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Media Outlet
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Interferences by the Executive Power
The Supreme Board of Radio and Television (RTUK)
Program suspension
THE LEGAL GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE
The Law on the Establishment of Radio and Television Enterprises and Their Media Services
Art. 32/1

The Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) considered the “Cemo” folk song sung by Hilmi Yarayıcı in a program on Halk TV in support of musicians to be “terrorist propaganda”. The RTÜK imposed three administrative fines and three broadcast suspensions on the channel (July 7).