MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
Lawsuit for damages against Cumhuriyet newspaper’s reporter Nagihan Yılkın
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Nagihan Yılkın
CITY
İstanbul
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2022
LAST UPDATED
13/04/2022
TYPE OF STATEMENT
Political
MEDIUM
Print Media
Newspaper
THE TITLE OF WHOSE RIGHT IS INTERFERED
Journalist
RIGHTS GUARANTEED UNDER THE RIGHT OF FREEDOM OF EXPRESSION
Right to Impart Information and Ideas
TYPE OF INTERFERENCE
Third-Party Interference
Filing a Compensation Lawsuit
THE LEGAL GROUNDS FOR INTERFERENCE
Turkish Penal Code
Art. 125/1

An investigation and a lawsuit for damages of 400 thousand lira have been brought against Nagihan Yılkın, a reporter for Cumhuriyet Newspaper, over her news report titled “Network of corruption and bribery at governor’s office”. An access block was also imposed on Yılkın’s news upon the criminal complaint of Gaziantep Governor Davut Gül (April 13).