The European Union has strongly criticised the detention of the editor and senior staff at a leading Turkish opposition newspaper who’ve been accused of supporting July’s failed…
Can Dundar is the former editor-in-chief of Cumhumriyet, a newspaper that is staunchly critical of the Turkish government.
“Russia must withdraw all occupational forces from Ukraine” – this was one of the main demands from the participants of worldwide protests organized by the campaign “StopPutinsWarInUkraine…
Nahed Hattar was to stand trial after sharing on social media a cartoon image seen as insulting Islam. He was shot by a former Muslim preacher on the steps of the courthouse on Sunday.
The EU’s deal to send migrants back from Greece to Turkey For every Syrian migrant sent back, one already in Turkey will be resettled inside the
The trial of a Turkish journalist accused of insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan opened in Istanbul on Thursday, and was immediately adjourned
In this edition of Europe weekly, the Belgian capital remains in shock following the Brussels attacks, while migrants and refugees remain the big
European Commission chief Jean-Claude Juncker has warned the Turkish government against attempting to muzzle the international media.
US Vice President Joe Biden has criticised Turkey for “setting a poor example” in the region concerning freedom of expression. The damning comments
In this edition of Europe Weekly: Poland is under fire for new media laws that have been described as an attack on the freedom of the press; the
Beijing defends "internet sovereignty"
Russia has reportedly warned Twitter that it must store Russian users’ data in Russia. A new law that came into effect in September requires internet
Turkey’s snap elections come at a critical moment. President Erdogan aims to avoid the hung parliament from the June vote, but polls show no clear
Turkey’s Public Prosecutors office is to appoint a trustee to manage Koza Ipek Holding which owns media outlets critical of the ruling AK party. The
Turkish police have raided companies in Ankara belonging to an independent media group prompting renewed concern about a crackdown on freedom of the
The country's main independent radio stations have been closed since April when unrest began. By day there is an uneasy calm, by night gunfire rings out in Bujumbura.
Germany has suspended a treason investigation into the Netzpolitik news website while an expert decides whether articles it published earlier this
Defamation charges have been dropped against a journalist who accused seven Angolan army generals of being complicit in human rights abuses. The
The French magazine Charlie Hebdo has been honoured with a freedom of expression award at a New York gala. The PEN (Poets, Essayists and Novelists)