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.
Under Turkey's current state of emergency, drawing a cartoon that lampoons politics could land you in jail. Despite the crackdown, cartoonists in the country say they are not running out of inspiration.
Journalists, historians and politicians are meeting at the M100 Sanssouci colloquium in Potsdam to discuss the state of press freedom. Turkey's exiled Cumhuriyet editor, Can Dundar, delivered the opening remarks.
Turkey has celebrated its annual press freedom day by putting 17 opposition newspaper staff on trial for terrorism. They stand accused of collaborating with the very organizations they had criticized.
A Turkish court has released seven jailed newspaper staff pending the end of their terrorism trial. At least four others will remain behind bars.
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