More than 120 journalists in Turkey are in jail. One of them is cartoonist Musa Kart. He is facing 29 years in prison. Activists launched a social media campaign to support him and all imprisoned journalists.
Fellow journalists and artists are reacting to a Turkish court's decision to keep German correspondent Deniz Yücel in jail, pending trial.
Today, Deutsche Welle is publishing this text from the Turkish newspaper "Cumhuriyet," together with 40 other German print and online media providers. It is an expression of solidarity on Writers in Prison Day.
Nine staff members of the opposition Turkish newspaper "Cumhuriyet," including its editor-in-chief, were placed under formal arrest.
Masked men have attacked Macedonian reporters at a rally of the nationalist VMRO-DPMNE party. Other journalists in the small Balkan country have been assaulted in restaurants - and even at home.
© 2017 Deutsche Welle |
Legal notice |
| Mobile version