CPJ Advocacy

İnan Kızılkaya

This month, CPJ's #FreeThePress campaign focuses on İnan Kızılkaya, the former news editor of the shuttered pro-Kurdish daily Özgür Gündem, who was arrested on August 16, 2016. He faces 105 criminal cases, 103 of which had moved to trial by the end of 2016, on charges of terrorism, "disrupting the unity of the state," insulting the Turkish nation, and insulting the president, according to his lawyer and court documents. Learn more about Kızılkaya's case and join CPJ in calling for his immediate release.


Free the Press is a campaign run by CPJ to raise awareness and take action around the cases of 10 journalists imprisoned on anti-state charges like terrorism.

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CPJ supports the rights of journalists to protect confidential information when submitting to customs and border control protocols worldwide, and is therefore concerned about policies that would undermine this right.

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Never have so many different types of journalists reported the news on so many different platforms. Yet no matter the form of journalism—from investigative to beat reporting, foreign correspondence to domestic coverage, blogging to photojournalism— thorough preparation is the starting point.

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Murder is the ultimate form of censorship. Hundreds of journalists are murdered but the killers go free in nine out of 10 cases. CPJ is waging a global campaign to combat impunity. Raise your voice. Speak out for justice.

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