Turkey's crackdown on press freedom has been making life increasingly difficult for journalists in the country. Faruk Balikci, who has reported from Diyarbakir for 25 years, says it hasn't been this bad for journalists for a long time.
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.
Deniz Yücel and Asli Erdogan are among hundreds of writers and journalists who have been jailed in Turkey since last year's attempted coup. Both were awarded the Prize for the Freedom and Future of the Media in Leipzig.
While Ankara calls for good relations with the West, arrests of foreign nationals in Turkey on terrorism-related charges continue. DW’s Seda Serdar asks: Is Turkey using foreigners as diplomatic bargaining chips?
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.
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