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Advertisement Ban to Cumhuriyet Newspaper due to the news on Fahrettin Altun’s rental land
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Cumhuriyet Newspaper
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2020
LAST UPDATED
22/05/2020
MEDIUM
Print Media
Newspaper
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 Press Advertising Authority
Advertising ban

The Press Advertisement Institution has decided to cut the ads of Cumhuriyet Newspaper for 35 days – in other words halted the advertisement income of the newspaper- due to the news article on Fahrettin Altun’s rental land.

Prior to the decision, access to news was banned and an investigation was launched against journalists Hazal Ocak, Vedat Arık, Olcay Büyüktaş and İpek Özbey.