The Committee to Protect Journalists says Turkey is the world's leading jailer of journalists. Cumhuriyet reporter Canan Coskun observes and documents every day of journalists' trials in Turkish courts.
Three female journalists from Malta, Saudi Arabia and Vietnam have received this year's press freedom prizes awarded by the NGO Reporters Without Borders. Two were not allowed to travel to collect their award.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan is using Syrian refugees as a bargaining chip to blackmail the EU. Europe must step up and decide how to react — before it is too late, says DW's Barbara Wesel.
Just hours before his arrest, the opposition journalist told DW he feared he would soon be behind bars. Independent journalists in Cuba face arbitrary arrest, threats and psychological attacks, Quinones said.
Three years ago, a failed coup in Turkey led to a media crackdown. Since then, journalists have banded together to document the cases of reporters imprisoned or charged with crimes against the state.
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