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Freedom of the Press in Turkey: A Slippery Slope; Interview Özgür Mumcu

hosted by Right Livelihood College (RLC)

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Özgür Mumcu is a journalist, writer, and lawyer who writes for "Cumhuriyet" and teaches International Law at Galatasaray University in Istanbul. He will be on hand for a live interview with Seda Serdar about the current situation for the press in Turkey after a years-long crackdown on media. After dealing with threats and oppression during their reporting, in 2016, the Cumhuriyet, a leading independent newspaper in Turkey, received an award from the Right Livelihood Foundation ‘for their fearless investigative journalism and commitment to freedom of expression in the face of oppression, censorship, imprisonment and death threats’.

 

Interview

Seda Serdar - Journalist, Deutsche Welle, Germany

Speakers:

Özgur Mumcu - Journalist, Cumhuriyet, Turkey 

Ole von Uexküll - Executive Director, Right Livelihood Award Foundation, Sweden

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