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Joint statement: life sentences for journalists mark constitutional crisis in Turkey

Joint statement: life sentences for journalists mark constitutional crisis in Turkey

16.2.2018ECPMF strongly condemns the draconian and unfounded verdicts against Ahmet Altan, Mehmet Altan and Nazli Ilicak. This is the joint statement by nine media freedom organisations on the cases.more information

The ECPMF welcomes the release of journalist Deniz Yücel - and now #FreeThemAll!

The ECPMF welcomes the release of journalist Deniz Yücel - and now #FreeThemAll!

16.2.2018German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel was released after being jailed for one year without being indicted. Meanwhile Mehmet and Ahmet Altan as well as Nazlı Ilıcak were sentenced to life.more information

Free European Media conference: While we look into the future we also have to look to the past

Free European Media conference: While we look into the future we also have to look to the past

Europe’s media freedom community is meeting on February 15th and 16th in the historic setting of Gdansk’s European Solidarity Centre for the Free European Media conference, to build support for critical journalists under threat.more information

Impressions of Madrid: ECPMF's Newsocracy Conference on media ownership

Impressions of Madrid: ECPMF's Newsocracy Conference on media ownership

8.2.2018In case you missed our Newsocracy conference on media pluralism and media ownership please find here videos and photos of a day in Madrid full of discussions, perspectives, tools, outlooks and recommendations.more information

"There is much more at stake than justice for one family"

7.2.2018Witnesses heard as Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case continues in Malta - including police officers who arrived first at the crime scene.more information

Bulgaria: time to tackle the nightmare next door

Bulgaria: time to tackle the nightmare next door

Emotions ran high at ECPMF’s Expert Talk on Bulgaria, held in Brussels on 25 January. There was a moving testimony from ECPMF’s Journalist-in-Residence Dimitar Stoyanov, followed by a heated debate about the dire state of media freedom in the country.more information



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Turkey's crackdown on media freedom

Turkey
For years now, Turkey has been imprisoning more journalists than any other country in the world. Since the alleged coup in 2016 the numbers are even rising. Worse still, the Turkish regime targets critical journalists even outside its own country. more information

"There is much more at stake than justice for one family"

Daphne Caruana Galizia
Since the beginning of February the Valletta Magistrates Court in Malta is dealing with the Daphne Caruana Galizia murder case. It's one of two cases concerning the investigative journalist's death.more information