IFEX members call for end to ban on public advertising in two critical Turkish newspapers
Recent articles in Turkey

The Istanbul Chief Prosecutor Office is seeking aggravated life sentences for 18 men for murder charges, charged two others with “incitement to first degree murder,” and issued Interpol notices for their arrests.

Twenty four press freedom groups call for the immediate end to the public advertising ban imposed on the independent newspaper ‘Evrensel’. Should the ban last six months, ‘Evrensel’ faces being removed from the system for at least three years.

“Turkey’s frantic attempts to control the narrative about its intelligence activities by detaining and harassing journalists violate the public’s right to be informed and must stop… Accusing journalists of revealing information that has already been made public makes no sense.”