Turkish authorities seek to expand censorship to Cyprus

Recent articles in Cyprus

Cyprus: Pipe-bomb attack on news agency

The bomb exploded at the entrance to the agency in the early hours of 4 March. No injuries were reported and police are currently investigating to establish whether the motive for the attack was related to news coverage.

Link to: IPI condemns police pressure on publication in Northern Cyprus

IPI condemns police pressure on publication in Northern Cyprus

In the latest in a series of actions against the “Afrika” newspaper, police forcibly entered the publication’s premises and removed a banner hanging from its balcony.

Link to: IFJ condemns attack against Turkish Cypriot journalist

IFJ condemns attack against Turkish Cypriot journalist

A gunman tried to enter the offices of “Afrika” newspaper, shot at editor Ali Osman and threatened the life of journalist and publisher Sener Levent.