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Syrian journalists threatened with arrest and deportation by neighbouring states

“If sent back to Syria, one of the most dangerous countries in the world for journalists, they risk imminent arrest and even death.” – RSF

Turkey: Human rights report shows increasing torture against Kurds and LGBTQI+

In 2023, the Human Rights Foundation of Turkey received 781 reports of torture or ill-treatment. There was a spike in reports in June and July, correlating with increased police interventions during Pride Week events.

Turkey: In the first quarter of 2024, at least 210 press workers stood trial

The most common accusations faced by journalists on trial were ‘insult’ and ‘terrorism’ related charges.