MEDIA MONITORING DATABASE
RTÜK imposes an administrative fine on Halk TV
RELATED PERSON OR INSTITUTION
Halk TV
YEAR OF INTERFERENCE
2021
LAST UPDATED
13/01/2021
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)
Administrative fine
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) has imposed an administrative fine on Halk TV channel over the remarks of CHP’s Fikri Sağlar about veiled judges on the grounds that his remarks degraded the beliefs and values of society (January 13).