Yetkin Yıldız

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Turkey sentences at least 22 journalists on terrorism-related charges

March 8, 2018 4:42 PM ET

Istanbul, March 8, 2018--The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned a Turkish court's decision today to sentence at least 22 journalists to prison on terrorism-related charges, and called on Turkish authorities to release them without delay....

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Yetkin Yıldız

December 12, 2017 4:29 PM ET

An Istanbul court on July 24, 2016, ordered Yıldız, chief editor of the news website Aktifhaber, to be detained pending trial as part of a sweeping purge of suspected followers of exiled preacher Fethullah Gülen, according to press reports. The...

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of August 13, 2017

August 14, 2017 12:10 PM ET

Court jails journalist pending trial for social media activity A court in Turkey's southeastern Mardin province ordered Mehmet Sıddık Damar, a former reporter for the shuttered, pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA), jailed pending trial on charges of "propagandizing for...

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of April 2, 2017

April 3, 2017 10:59 AM ET

Cumhuriyet journalists respond to indictment Cumhuriyet journalists Kadri Gürsel and Murat Sabuncu, who were listed in an indictment against the Turkish daily earlier this week, reacted to the accusations presented to the court, online newspaper Demokrat Haber and Cumhuriyet...

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