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An inmate peers from behind a wall as a guard walks by in the female section of the infamous Evin prison, north of Tehran, Iran, 13 June 2006, ATTA KENARE/AFP via Getty Images

Facing imprisonment in Iran for his journalism, the Committee to Protect Journalists calls on Turkish authorities to conduct an expedited review of Iranian journalist Mohamed Mosaed’s request for asylum.

Istanbul University's students hold posters of Boğaziçi University rector Melih Bulu (L) and their own rector, during a protest in solidarity with Boğaziçi, in Istanbul, Turkey, 11 January 2021, OZAN KOSE/AFP via Getty Images

When the president appointed a political ally as rector of Boğaziçi University, students launched an ongoing protest on behalf of academic freedom; the police have reacted with violence, arrests and judicial harassment.

Journalists Barış Pehlivan and Barış Terkoğlu co-authored “Metastaz-2: Cendere” (“Metastasis 2: The Press”), which examines the government, the judiciary, the 2016 coup attempt, and claims to reveal the infiltration of state institutions by religious sects.