Turkish women’s rights advocate Eren Keskin on her life’s work and the problem of impunity
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Erdoğan’s remarks came after insults were directed at his son-in-law Berat Albayrak on social media. Declaring the tweets “immoral” and “dishonourable”, Erdoğan pledged a bill to control “this kind of media”.

On 16 June, a Turkish court banned access to ‘Özgürüz’, which is headed by exiled journalist Can Dündar. Dündar has been subjected to judicial harassment since 2015, with several criminal procedures on-going.

Türfent was detained in May 2016 after reporting on Turkish special police forces’ ill-treatment of Turkish and Kurdish workers. Despite 19 witnesses saying that their statements against Türfent were obtained under torture, he was sentenced to eight years and nine months in prison on charges of “membership of a terrorist organisation”.