Showing posts with label media freedom. Show all posts
Showing posts with label media freedom. Show all posts

Friday, January 5, 2018

Moldavie: la Cour constitutionnelle suspend une deuxième fois les pouvoirs du président

la Cour constitutionnelle suspend une deuxième fois les pouvoirs du président
La Cour constitutionnelle moldave a suspendu temporairement vendredi pour la deuxième fois en une semaine les pouvoirs du président Igor Dodon, qui a refusé de signer une loi interdisant de facto certains médias russes en Moldavie.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Dodon si rivolge alla Corte Costituzionale contro il divieto dei programmi russi

Il presidente della Moldavia Igor Dodon
Il presidente della Moldavia Igor Dodon ha respinto ancora una volta la legge approvata dal Parlamento che vieta la trasmissione di notizie e di informazioni analitiche russe.

Friday, December 1, 2017

Kremlin sides with initiative to banning entry to parliament for US media

banning entry to parliament for US media
The Kremlin understands the initiative of a State Duma committee to introduce a ban on entering the lower house’s building for journalists representing US mass media, Russian Presidential Spokesman Dmitry Peskov said.

Tuesday, November 15, 2016

Int'l media freedom advocates support terror: Erdogan

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan said Tuesday that if the July 15 coup attempt had succeeded the international media would legitimize it as they did the 2013 military takeover in Egypt.

Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Turkish PM downplays Europe’s ‘red line’ on press freedom after detentions

Turkish Prime Minister Binali Yıldırım has downplayed Europe’s “red line” on press freedom and rejected remarks by the head of the European Parliament over the detention of the top staff of daily Cumhuriyet on terror charges.

Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Sunday, April 3, 2016

EU must watch rights in Turkey despite refugee deal: Schulz

European Parliament President Martin Schulz said April 3 the EU must make no concessions to Turkey over human rights but voiced confidence in a deal with Ankara to manage the refugee crisis.

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

EU chides Turkey over president song row

The European Union on Wednesday criticized Ankara for summoning Berlin's envoy over a song mocking the Turkish leader on German TV, a friction at a delicate time when the bloc counts on Turkey's help on migration under a controversial deal.

Saturday, March 26, 2016

Turquie: Erdogan furieux de la présence de diplomates étrangers au procès des journalistes

Le président turc Recep Tayyip Erdogan s'est agacé samedi de la présence la veille de diplomates étrangers au procès à Istanbul de deux journalistes d'opposition, accusés d'espionnage et coup d'Etat, dans un dossier considéré comme un test pour la liberté de la presse dans ce pays.

Friday, March 25, 2016

Turkish Journalists on Trial for Arms-Smuggling Story

Two journalists are on trial in Turkey Friday on allegations they revealed state secrets and aided a terrorist organization with their report on alleged arms smuggling to Syria.

Saturday, March 5, 2016

Petition calls on court to reverse decision on Zaman, urges Erdoğan to end crackdown on free press

The Index on Censorship has launched a petition calling on an İstanbul court to reverse its decision to appoint trustees to Turkey’s largest daily, also urging President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan to stop crackdown on free media.

Thursday, January 28, 2016

US ‘very troubled’ over indictment against arrested Turkish journalists

The United States has voiced its concerns over the indictment completed against the arrested journalists from daily Cumhuriyet, Can Dündar and Erdem Gül, saying the whole process raised “serious concerns” about free speech and democracy in Turkey.

Thursday, January 7, 2016

Twitter sues Turkey over 'terror propaganda' fine

Twitter has challenged Turkey in an Ankara court seeking to cancel a $50,000 fine for not removing content from its website, the social media site's lawyer told Al Jazeera on Thursday.

Thursday, October 29, 2015

Turkish opposition newspapers blocked after TV raids

Two Turkish newspapers critical of President Recep Tayyip Erdogan failed to appear on Thursday, a day after riot police stormed their sister television stations and forced them off air.

Wednesday, October 28, 2015

Clashes erupt as Turkey cracks down on opposition media

Hundreds of journalists and civilians clashed with police on Wednesday after several news offices were raided in a crack down on media opposition of Turkey’s government just days ahead of a general election.

EU urges Turkey respect media after 'worrying' police raid

The EU said Wednesday a police raid on a press group linked to a bitter rival of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan was "worrying" and urged Ankara to respect media freedoms just ahead of key elections.

Monday, October 5, 2015

EU postpones progress report on Turkey

The European Commission has surprisingly postponed the release of its annual progress report on Turkey’s EU membership application process, amid a key visit to the EU capital by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan during which the growing refugee crisis tops the agenda.

Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Release of Al Jazeera staff welcomed internationally

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi's decision to pardon two imprisoned Al Jazeera journalists has been welcomed by rights groups, diplomats, and the network itself.

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