freedom of media

Erdogan blasts foreign diplomats for attending journalists' trial

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has condemned foreign envoys who observed the trial of two Turkish journalists whose charges include espionage and supporting a terrorist organization.

Turkish journalists' trial closed to public, rights groups alarmed

The trial of two Turkish journalists accused of espionage and supporting a terrorist organization for reporting on alleged arms shipments to Syria will be held behind closed doors, a court ruled...

EU calls for Turkey to respect freedom of the media

Turkey should respect freedom of the media and promote "high democratic standards and practices," the office of EU foreign policy chief Federica Mogherini says, following the government takeover...