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Press freedom in Turkey in crisis, international press groups

ANF - 2019-09-18 11:59
The delegation said Turkey’s highest judicial body must give priority to applications regarding detained journalists and administrative measures blocking websites, including Wikipedia. ...

International Press Institute Mission: 'Press Freedom in Turkey Remains in Crisis' - english

Bianet - 2019-09-18 07:48

Islamic State leader says ‘daily operations’ underway in purported message

E-Kurd - 2019-09-18 00:47
CAIRO,— Islamic State’s media network on Monday issued an audio message purporting to come from its leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi saying operations were taking place daily and urging freedom for women jailed in Iraq and Syria over their alleged links to th ...

Twenty-first Century Poetry Freedom Poems for Ocalan and collections by Michael Rosen and Fred Voss | Morning Star

Morningstaronline - 2019-09-17 23:34

Turkey’s press freedom remains in crisis - int’l journalism organisations | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-09-17 09:42

International media freedom mission in Turkey: press freedom in crisis / Turkey / Areas / Homepage - Osservatorio Balcani e Caucaso Transeuropa

Balcanicaucaso - 2019-09-16 13:30

Dağ: We will do our utmost effort for the freedom of these lands

ANF - 2019-09-14 14:23
HDP Amed MP Dersim Dağ spoke in Mardin and said; “We reclaim our municipalities and our will. We will do our utmost effort for the freedom and peace of these lands.” ...

Press freedom in Turkey remains in crisis, despite some room for very cautious optimism - IFEX

IFEX - 2019-09-13 22:05

Press freedom in Iraqi Kurdistan on ‘brink of extinction’, journalists say

E-Kurd - 2019-09-10 16:37
Committee to Protect Journalists HEWLÊR-Erbil, Iraq’s Kurdistan region,— “Ever since I started working as a journalist nine years ago, I have been under constant pressure from my family, my tribe, and my community to give up journalism. Friends have been ...

Manbij: A model for the future Syria

ANF - 2019-09-10 11:18
After the liberation of the ancient city of northern Syria known as the "Holy City", Manbij, the peoples of the region began to build a common life together and in freedom. ...

South Kurdistan journalists: Freedom of expression hit hard

ANF - 2019-09-10 10:28
The Committee to Protect Journalists issued a long report about abuses and violations of freedom of expression in South Kurdistan. ...

Turkish court rules to release Demirtaş in one case on eve of ECtHR hearing - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-09-10 01:37

The Myth of the Secular: Religion, War, and Politics in the 20th Century

Foreign Policy Research Institute - 2019-09-10 00:17
Walter A. McDougall is the author of several critically acclaimed books including: The Tragedy of U.S Foreign Policy (2016), Freedom […] ...

Sweden’s Örebro Municipality against trustees

ANF - 2019-09-09 18:46
Wicklund emphasised the Left Party people’s commitment to democratic rights, human rights and freedom of expression. ...

FCO's campaign on media freedom lacks focus, committee says | Media | The Guardian

The Guardian - 2019-09-09 18:38

Press freedom on ‘brink of extinction’ in Iraqi Kurdistan, journalists say - Committee to Protect Journalists

CPJ - 2019-09-09 18:06

Women marched in Marseille: "Stand up for Freedom and Change"

ANF - 2019-09-08 13:04
Hundreds of people marched in Marseille led by Kurdish women against the AKP political coup and violence against women. ...

Kurdish women take to the streets across Europe

ANF - 2019-09-08 08:28
The Kurdish women's movement is conducting a campaign in Europe under the slogan "Rise up for freedom and change". ...

Highlight: Oslo Freedom Forum - Taipei Times

Taipeitimes - 2019-09-06 22:02

Turkish courts sentence ousted opposition mayors to 237 years in prison - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-09-06 13:00

TJK-E "Stand up for change and freedom" demos tomorrow

ANF - 2019-09-06 11:26
The TJK-E launched its first initiative on 19 July with the slogan "Stand Up for Change and Freedom". Now the first actions will be taking place today and tomorrow in various European cities. ...

Journalists Unite To Urge HRC To Address Violations Of Freedom Of Expression In Turkey - UrduPoint

Urdupoint - 2019-09-05 12:30

Russian spokesperson on Kurdistan 24 ban in Syria: Russia supports freedom of press

Kurdistan24 - 2019-09-04 17:48

A Sage of Our Times – Immanuel Wallerstein

ANF - 2019-09-04 13:30
Wallerstein stood firmly on the side of the oppressed people around the world. He was widely read in Kurdistan, and many of the concepts he developed over time have proved very influential on the thinking of freedom-loving people in the Middle East. ...

KCK Hozat: War is the most terrible invention of the male mind

ANF - 2019-09-01 10:44
KCK Executive Council Co-Chair Bêsê Hozat: The AKP is the mentality against democracy and freedom at its best. ...

Commemoration for German HPG guerrilla in Potsdam tomorrow

ANF - 2019-08-30 12:57
"For life and freedom, in memory of Michael". ...

Turkey's Minorities Express Relief over Freedom of Worship | Al Bawaba

Albawaba - 2019-08-27 00:48

Sudan's persecuted Christians eye long-sought freedom

Gulan Media - 2019-08-26 16:22

Freedom Left Group: 'El CHP debe actuar contra los fideicomisarios'

ANF - 2019-08-25 06:08
Freedom Left Group, que incluye al CHP, instó al CHP a tomar medidas contra los fideicomisarios. ...

Freedom Left Group: The CHP must act against trustees

ANF - 2019-08-24 12:33
The Freedom Left Group, which includes the CHP, urged the CHP to take action against the trustees. ...

Mesopotamian Freedom Party: People should unite against trustees

ANF - 2019-08-23 13:32
The Mesopotamian Freedom Party issued a statement on to the seizure of Amed, Van and Mardin municipalities saying Kurds should develop a common struggle in every area. ...

Lawyers in Amed protest the seizure of HDP municipalities

ANF - 2019-08-21 17:04
Lawyers for Freedom Association held a press statement in Amed to condemn the usurpation of HDP’s municipalities. ...

PSOL of Brazil condemns destitution of HDP co-mayors

ANF - 2019-08-21 10:20
The Socialism and Freedom Party (PSOL) of Brazil: "Erdogan takes power from Kurdish cities in favor of his party". ...

Turkey dismisses 3 Kurdish mayors, detains hundreds on terrorism charges - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-21 02:43

Tortured inmates investigated instead of prison guards: bar association - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-19 21:53

'Silenced': Pakistan's journalists decry new era of censorship | Freedom of the press | Al Jazeera

Aljazeera - 2019-08-17 10:38

Jamal Khashoggi’s Fiancée Speaks About Mourning and Freedom | The New Yorker

Newyorker - 2019-08-17 10:38

Kosovo investigates 22 police officers over expulsion of Turkish nationals - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-16 17:02

Turkey CC considers impeding elections for Armenian Patriarch of Constantinople to be violation of religious freedom

NEWS - 2019-08-15 19:47

Freedom struggle of Kashmiris reached a crucial turning point: Qureshi

Radio - 2019-08-12 22:48

Kurdistan Region's press freedom watchdog condemns recent attack on journalist

Kurdistan24 - 2019-08-12 21:57

Academic who suffered cardiac problem in prison denied treatment - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-09 22:42

Turkey: Mass blocking of social media and news sites is full-frontal attack on freedom of expression | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-08-08 22:28

Turkish judges unlikely to obey court decision protecting freedom of expression - columnist | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-08-08 17:09

Turkey bans access to 136 web pages - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-07 10:27

Turkey: Free expression organizations highlight unprecedented crackdown on freedom of expression in report to UN | YubaNet

Yubanet - 2019-08-07 00:17

Turkey: 136 social media and news sites blocked in 'suffocating crackdown' on freedom of expression | Amnesty International UK

Amnesty - 2019-08-07 00:17

PAJK’s Güneş: Women should rise up for change and freedom

ANF - 2019-08-06 09:03
“Women should rise up in the first place. The youth and women should play their role in society.” ...

The Trump Administration's Focus on Religious Freedom - The Atlantic

Theatlantic - 2019-08-04 21:54

Saudi Arabia reforms “guardian” laws, giving freedom of travel to women - Vox

VOX - 2019-08-04 21:54

Lawyers denied access to abducted men now in police custody: Ankara Bar Association - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-02 11:35

Arab women remember victims of the Shengal genocide

ANF - 2019-08-01 20:57
Arab women expressed that they will always stand by the women from Shengal, and that they are ready to pay any price for the freedom of women. ...

Bosnian authorities reject Turkey’s request to extradite journalist due to lack of legal grounds - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-01 12:10

Veteran news editor in prison decries public apathy for jailed journalists - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-08-01 12:10

TJK-E calls on women to join demos for Shengal on 3 August

ANF - 2019-08-01 12:04
"As TJK-E we call on all our women and friends in Kurdistan and elsewhere, all those who support freedom, democracy to participate in the actions to be held on 3 August." ...

Abducted men show physical and mental signs of torture: families - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-31 03:15

Constitutional Court clears 9 academics who signed peace appeal

ANF - 2019-07-27 10:12
The Constitutional Court in Turkey has ruled that the freedom of expression of 9 academics who appealed for peace in the country has been violated. ...

KCK's Hozat: Afrin won’t be abandoned

ANF - 2019-07-26 13:56
"Afrin is a matter of honor for Kurds. Giving up on the liberation of Afrin is to give up on the freedom of Rojava and all of Northwestern Syria," said KCK executive Bese Hozat. ...

SCF's submission for the United Nations Universal Periodic Review of Turkey - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-25 01:39

Peace in Kurdistan: Rojava is a beacon of hope for all peoples

ANF - 2019-07-20 13:51
"As a participative democracy unlike any other in the Middle East, Rojava has become a model for people across the entire world who are seeking to achieve their own freedom." ...

PKK salutes the 7th anniversary of the Rojava Revolution

ANF - 2019-07-19 12:31
The PKK Executive Committee celebrated the anniversary of the Rojava Revolution and said, “All our people in four parts of Kurdistan and abroad are proud to have accomplished a revolutionary move such as the Rojava Freedom Revolution.” ...

Senior economy editor sentenced to seven-and-a-half years over terror links - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-19 07:47

Trump meets Yazidi activist Nadia Murad, told her ‘You had the Nobel Prize?’

E-Kurd - 2019-07-18 16:09
WASHINGTON,— US President Donald Trump on Wednesday appeared unfamiliar with the work and cause of Nobel laureate Nadia Murad as she pleaded with him to help the Yazidis of Iraq. Trump, who has made religious freedom a centerpiece of his foreign policy, ...

Christian Duhok couple presented with International Religious Freedom Award

Rûdaw - 2019-07-18 12:33
US State Department praised the Wardas for efforts to advance human rights in Iraq ...

Top Turkish court rejects application claiming internet censorship violates freedom of expression | Ahval

Ahvalnews - 2019-07-18 02:14

The Euphrates region embraces the festival of martyr Stirvan

SDF Press - 2019-07-16 21:38
Tabqa – Under the slogan “Art Sea and the Freedom of the Young Woman” – the Union of Young Women organized a festival in Tabqa city on the occasion of the anniversary of the revolution of 19 July, the festival carried the name of the martyr Stirvan. The f ...

Your freedom and mine, an evening of poetry for Ocalan

ANF - 2019-07-16 18:37
Organised by Peace in Kurdistan Campaign, an evening of poetry, music and film celebrating the resistance struggle of the Kurds. ...

Brownback wants religious freedom summit to spark 'global grass-roots movement' - UPI.com

UPI - 2019-07-16 01:07

Turkey: Rights defenders tried for standing up for press freedom, must be acquitted | Amnesty International

Amnesty - 2019-07-15 18:45

SWINDLE: CAIR-L.A. Leader Trashes American Freedom Before Visiting Authoritarian Turkey | Daily Wire

Dailywire - 2019-07-15 12:34

PAJK Coordination: It's time for freedom and it's time for women!

ANF - 2019-07-14 16:00
PAJK Coordination: Kemal Pir, M. Hayri Durmuş, Akif Yılmaz and Ali Çiçek declared the victory of the Kurdish people's struggle for freedom with the resistance they embodied. ...

Your Freedom and Mine

ANF - 2019-07-14 14:03
Poetry, music, films and talks to celebrate Rojava and the resistance struggle of the Kurdish Freedom Movement is the proposal of Peace in Kurdistan Campaign. ...

US religious freedom envoy insists Vatican-China deal should be made public

Cruxnow - 2019-07-14 06:26

Constitutional Court: Demolition of monument a violation

ANF - 2019-07-13 12:18
The Constitutional Court ruled that the demolition of the "Monument to Humanity" in Kars violated the right to freedom of expression of its author. ...

London proposes sanctions for freedom of press violations

ANF - 2019-07-11 15:47
A London based conference on press freedom criticized Western countries for their approach, including the US, while the UK proposed sanctions for countries that violate press freedom. ...

Assyrians, Syriacs and Chaldeans call on KDP: Stop!

ANF - 2019-07-11 13:28
Mesopotamia Freedom Party (MOP) issued a statement in the name of the Assyrian, Syriac and Chaldean peoples to commemorate KCK General Presidential Council Member Diyar Xerib who lost his life in a Turkish airstrike. ...

Armenian community's religious freedom violated: Turkey top court - PanARMENIAN.Net

Panarmenian - 2019-07-11 10:11

World press freedoms: 5 point plan unveiled at London conference

Rûdaw - 2019-07-11 02:33
"Media freedom is not a Western but a universal value" ...

KCK's Diyar Xerib commemorated in Athens

ANF - 2019-07-10 10:08
The march ended in front of the Turkish consulate where a minute's silence to pay tribute to Xerib and the martyrs of freedom was held. ...

The 'only way forward' for media freedom

Opencanada - 2019-07-10 01:25

European rights court fines Moldova for expelling Turkish teachers - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-09 02:16

Kurdish politicians beaten by police in Turkey’s east - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-07-06 09:52

‘There’s no free media right now in Iraqi Kurdistan’: Kamal Chomani

E-Kurd - 2019-07-04 21:32
BERLIN,— There was great hope for the Autonomous Region of Kurdistan when it was granted autonomy by Iraq in 2003. Yet prominent journalist Kamal Chomani says there is no independent media — and thus limited press freedom. A Kurdish political analyst, Ka ...

Basra journalists condemn threat of arrest for covering protests

Rûdaw - 2019-07-04 19:13
The threat ran “against the principles of freedom of press” ...

′There′s no free media right now in Kurdistan′: Kamal Chomani | DW Freedom | Speech. Expression. Media. | DW | 04.07.2019

DW - 2019-07-04 11:46

MEPs demanded freedom for Catalan jailed deputies

ANF - 2019-07-03 10:15
Thousands of independence supporters and sympathizers have taken part in an ongoing protest in Strasbourg as the European Parliament held its opening session without three Catalan MEPs-elect. ...

Justice for Cyprus sought by Melbourne rally for freedom and human rights | Neos Kosmos

Neoskosmos - 2019-07-03 01:58

HPG: A major, 10 soldiers and a contra of the Turkish army killed

ANF - 2019-07-01 17:40
The Turkish army has suffered further losses in their war against Kurdistan Freedom Movement. ...

Stone in Derry pays tribute to those who died for Irish Freedom

ANF - 2019-07-01 08:41
A new stone erected in Derry city cemetery commemorate those who dedicated their lives to the cause of Irish Freedom. ...

Former jailed pastor tells international religious freedom panel that Christianity viewed as national threat in Turkey | Deseret News

Deseretnews - 2019-06-28 22:40

BRnow.org - China abuses underscored in religious freedom report

Brnow - 2019-06-27 10:30

Secret documents expose large-scale spying on critics by Turkish embassies - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-06-27 10:30

Youth for Human Rights Recognizes Champions for Freedom at Awards Banquet - EIN News

Einnews - 2019-06-27 10:30

UN Special Rapporteur: Turkey's problem with press freedom

ANF - 2019-06-26 12:01
On 24 June 2019, the UN Human Rights Council (HRC) began its 41st Session in Geneva. ...

State Department Report Documents Religious Freedom Violations - Ethics Daily

Ethicsdaily - 2019-06-26 08:47

China abuses underscored in religious freedom report

Bpnews - 2019-06-26 08:47

Deputy asks for parliamentary investigation into torture claims - Stockholm Center for Freedom

Stockholmcf - 2019-06-24 21:24

Freedom of the Press Under Attack - Los Angeles Review of Books

Lareviewofbooks - 2019-06-24 19:53

India rejects critical US religious freedom report

Kurdiu - 2019-06-23 22:46

Eski Anayasa Mahkemesi Başkanı Haşim Kılıç: YSK’nın iptal kararı hukuki değil | „Entscheidung der Hohen Wahlkommission ist gesetzeswidrig“

WDR - 2019-06-22 09:59
Freedom.org, eski Anayasa Mahkemesi Başkanı (2007-2015) Haşim Kılıç ile İstanbul seçimlerinin tekrarlanmasından önce konuştu. Kılıç, seçimin tekrar edilmesini ve kısa süre önce büyük tartışmalara yol açan yargı reformunu değerlendirdi. | Freiheit.org hat ...
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