From the beginning of 2017 until April 2018, 143 reports of blocked access, in which journalists were expelled from a location or prevented from speaking to a source, were submitted to Index on Censorship’s Mapping Media Freedom project.
These are the threats that were verified and published the week beginning 21 May.
Mezopotamya Agency reporter Seda Taskın is standing trial in a case that has been marred by serious flaws, including ill-treatment
The assault on Bulgarian investigative journalist Hristo Geshov on 10 May 2018 marks the 61st physical assault on a journalist reported to Mapping Media Freedom since the start of 2018.
“It’s difficult for me to believe that the motives behind so many frequent and intense inspections are anything but political.”
International NGOs call on the institutions of the Council of Europe and its member states to remind Turkey of its international obligation to respect and protect human rights