Daily Archives: February 17, 2017

Media monitoring report: Journalism Gripped by State of Emergency

​ In 2016, the number of arrested journalists rose from 31 to 131, a record high for the last five years. 56 journalists were attacked, and 118 others were threatened. 179 media outlets were shut down by statutory decrees, and … Continue reading

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“Politics shouldnt be based on fear”CHP Leader Kılıçdaroğlu after AKP official claims civil war would erupt if ‘no’ vote wins

​ The result of a “yes” or “no” vote in the April constitutional referendum will not spark a civil war in Turkey, main opposition Republican People’s Party (CHP) leader Kemal Kılıçdaroğlu has said, urging politicians to refrain from using accusatory and discriminative … Continue reading

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