In an exclusive interview with DW, Yucel's editor in chief, Ulf Porschardt, tells us how he reacted to the news of the journalist's detention.
The parent company of "Die Welt" newspaper has filed a complaint with Turkey's top court over the detention of Turkish-German journalist Deniz Yucel. Yucel's detention is a source of tension between Berlin and Ankara.
As trial begins for the journalists of the Turkish daily Cumhuriyet, PEN Germany calls upon President Erdogan to release them, along with all political prisoners.
The trials against journalists in Turkey are absurd - that's what the president of the German PEN Center, Regula Venske, told DW in an interview. In her view, these human rights violations must be criticized.
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.
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