Human Rights Watch Calls for an End to Prosecutions for Insulting the President… Freedom House 2015 Report…

In Uncategorized on April 30, 2015 at 09:46 – Apr 29 – (Istanbul) – A Turkish court on April 29, 2015, released from prison a lawyer facing trial for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, but he should not be facing such charges in the first place, Human Rights Watch said today. – Conditions for the media freedom deteriorated sharply in 2014 to their lowest point in more than 10 years, as journalists around the world faced mounting restrictions – including grave threats to their own lives. Freedom of the Press 2015 – Apr 25 – An İstanbul prosecutor on Sunday defied a court decision to release journalist Hidayet Karaca and 63 police officers who were arrested in government-backed operations targeting police force last year, a decision which ordered the release of…

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