A German journalist is behind bars in Turkey. Find out how colleagues and regular Germans are fighting to free jailed Die Welt reporter Deniz Yucel.
Turkey has released French journalist Loup Bureau, whom it had accused of having links to terrorist organizations. Several others, such as German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel, however, remain behind bars.
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.
German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yucel has been held in detention in Turkey for over two months. DW spoke to Safak Pavey, an opposition member of the Turkish parliament, and one of the few who are allowed to visit him.
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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