MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
16 Cases are listed
LEGAL REMEDIES
In democratic societies, all kinds of harassment, threats, psychological intimidation, physical intervention and attempts against media representatives are sanctioned. In addition, it is obligatory to have the channels of legal remedies open in cases such as the revocation of censorship on the news and the annulment of any regulation that would restrict journalistic activities. This struggle is to keep the information channels of the public open.
TRT
Ankara - 2021
Life sentence for the “coup raid” on TRT
At the final hearing held at the Sincan Penal Institutions Campus, the Ankara 19th High Criminal Court handed down its ruling regarding the raid on the state channel TRT building…
Murat Güreş
Gaziantep - 2021
Murat Güreş – Court case over “unfair arrest”
Arrested for 14 days in 2017 on charge of “violating the confidentiality of the investigation” on the grounds that “he had published the statement of a FETÖ suspect”, journalist Murat…
Kazım Güleçyüz
Ankara - 2021
Court case by Kazım Güleçyüz for his press card
On the grounds that his permanent press card was not renewed, Yeni Asya newspaper editor-in-chief Kazım Güleçyüz filed a lawsuit against the Presidency’s Communications Directorate. In the justification of the…
Journalists' Union of Turkey
Ankara - 2021
Police prevention on 1st of May taken to court – Journalists’ Union of Turkey
Faced with police prevention during the police interventions against the 1st of May rallies in Ankara, Yol TV reporter Özge Uyanık, together with the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS), filed…
Özge Uyanık
Ankara - 2021
Police prevention on 1st of May taken to court – Özge Uyanık
Faced with police prevention during the police interventions against the 1st of May rallies in Ankara, Yol TV reporter Özge Uyanık, together with the Journalists’ Union of Turkey (TGS), filed…
Refik Tekin
Şırnak - 2021
Low damages ruled for the gunshot injury of Refik Tekin in Cizre
The Court of Appeals examined the request for damages of İMC TV camera operator Refik Tekin, who was shot in his leg by the fire opened from armed vehicles in…
Hakan Denizli
Adana - 2021
Hakan Denizli’s appeal against the sentences given to assaulters
In the trial over the attack on journalist Hakan Denizli in Seyhan district of Adana provicne on May 24, 2019, the Adana Criminal Court of First Instance ruled that five…
Kutlu Adalı
2021
Investigation into Kutlu Adalı murder
In a video that he posted on May 24, 2021, crime group leader Sedat Peker referred to the murder of journalist Kutlu Adalı in Northern Cyprus in 1996 and pointed…
Evrensel Daily
İstanbul - 2021
Lawsuit against public ad cut of Evrensel newspaper
Devrim Avcı, the attorney of Evrensel newspaper, appealed to the İstanbul 3rd Civil Court of First Instance and demanded the reversal of the three-day public ad cut imposed on the…
Yol TV
İstanbul - 2017
Trial over Yol TV’s broadcast suspension on Türksat Satellite
Ankara 10th Administrative Court began to discuss the objection of Yol TV, where RTÜK stopped broadcasting on Türksat Satellite. Both the channel and the RTUK lawyers made a defense in…
Fatih Polat
İstanbul - 2019
Criminal complaint about Çağdaş Kaplan by Fatih Polat
Criminal complaint about “calumny against Evrensel”: Evrensel Newspaper editor-in-chief Fatih Polat referred to the indictment against journalist Çağdaş Kaplan, who was charged with “propagandizing for a terrorist organization” due to…
Burak Ustaoğlu
2021
Burak Ustaoğlu proved right
The Ankara 14th Administrative Court overturned the reprimand given by TRT to Haber-Sen union’s Secretary General Burak Ustaoğlu, who had written for daily Evrensel about the TRT’s transformation in his…
İsmail Küçükkaya
İstanbul - 2021
İsmail Küçükkaya’s lawsuit against The Marmara Hotel
İsmail Küçükkaya, a news presenter of Fox TV, announced that they would file a lawsuit against The Marmara Hotel, which shared the camera footage featuring his meeting with Republican People’s…
Hürriyet Newspaper employees
İstanbul - 2021
Hürriyet Newspaper employees’ court case over union membership
The lawsuit for reinstatement filed by 23 of the 45 press workers who were dismissed from Hürriyet newspaper because they had become members of a labor union began at the…
Murat Aksoy
İstanbul - 2021
Murat Aksoy not given his passport back
Released by the İstanbul 25th High Criminal Court on January 4, 2019 before he was sentenced to 2 years, 1 month in prison for “aiding the FETÖ”, journalist Murat Aksoy…
Aydın Engin
2021
Lawsuit by Aydın Engin for “permanent press card”
Aydın Engin, a journalist for 51 years, filed a lawsuit against the Presidency’s Communications Directorate on the grounds that he had not been given his permanent press card without any…
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