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Turkey arrests novelist, journalist Asli Erdogan on terrorism charges

A Turkish court arrested novelist and journalist Asli Erdogan for alleged links to the banned Kurdistan Workers' Party (PKK), Hurriyet daily reported on Saturday, after she was questioned by...

Journalists protest against deteriorated media freedom

Protesters laid down their pens in front of the ministry under a banner with the UN human rights charter and the constitutional article guaranteeing freedom of the press, as a symbolic gesture to...

Journalists worried about large number of personnel changes at HRT

The Croatian Journalists' Association (HND) and Union of Croatian Journalists (SNH) on Monday expressed concern over the situation at the national broadcaster (HRT) where in less than two months...

Journalist posts fake interview with satirist who insulted Erdogan

The publisher of widely-read German tabloid Bild unleashed mass confusion on social media Wednesday when he posted an interview with Jan Boehmermann, the satirist facing criminal proceedings for...

Croatian Journalists' Association: Free Florence Hartmann now!

The Croatian Journalists' Association (HND) on Friday condemned the arrest of a French reporter and a former spokeswoman for the prosecution of the Hague-based UN tribunal, Florence Hartmann,...

Rights group slams court for closed-door decision in journalist trial

Human Rights Watch slams a Turkish court for deciding to hold a trial of two journalists who reported on alleged weapons shipments from Turkey to Syrian fighters behind closed doors.

Japanese journalist missing in Syria appears in video message online

A Japanese journalist who went missing in Syria last summer has appeared in a video message posted online, Japanese media reported Thursday.

HND: Gov't decision new step towards clout over media

The HND believes that the government's decision not to adopt the report on the work of the Electronic Media Council in 2014 over "a bizarre reason" and the consequent "toppling" of its director...

Turkish journalist sentenced to prison for insulting Erdogan

A journalist from Turkish daily newspaper Birgun has been sentenced to 21 months in prison for insulting President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.

HND head says HNiP trying to introduce journalist servility

Despite their enormous effort, they have not been successful because as HND president I have been doing what I publicly promised, without any political motives or interference. 

HNiP says is exposed to HND president's attacks

"We are being exposed to public mud-slinging and now even 'on behalf of 600,000 members of the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)', we are being accused of representing politically...

HND: Gov't set to control public broadcaster in fashion of undemocratic regimes

The proposal by the parliamentary committee on the media that Kovacic, a Croatian Television editor and president of the Croatian Journalists and Publicists (HNiP) association, be appointed acting...

Russia: journalists in Syria in artillery attack from Turkish border

An international group of journalists in the northern Syrian province of Latakia, where Russia has an airbase, came under an artillery attack from the Turkish border, Russian Defence Ministry...

Three kidnapped reporters released in southern Turkey

Turkey's state-run Anadolu news agency said that three of its journalists were released Sunday, two days after they were kidnapped in the country's restive south.

Journalists urge politicians not to create atmosphere of purges, fear

The HND said that opposition leader Zoran Milanovic was not defusing "the public hysteria" by claiming that he could say that HRT was in the service of the HDZ.