Azadiya Welat Newspaper’s Managing Editor Aydın Atar was sentenced to 6 years and four months of imprisonment due to ‘illegal organization propaganda.’
Academic Cenk Yiğiter, who was previously dismissed from Ankara University with an emergency decree, stood trial due to ‘insulting the President’ with his social media posts.
Journalist, writer and activist Nurcan Baysal received this year’s Front Line Defenders Award for Human Rights Defenders Under Risk.
The 14th Nonviolent Action Workshop, organized by the Initiative for Freedom of Expression in collaboration with the Nonviolence Center, is being organized with the topic of “arrested students.”
European Court of Human Rights (ECtHR) did not accept the application on Roboski Massacre, causing the deaths of 34 people, 19 of them children, after the bombardment of Turkish Armed Forces (TSK) aircraft.
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Turkey Representative and Bianet’s Media Monitoring Report preparator Erol Önderoğlu received the 2018 Freedom of Speech and Expression Award of the Roosevelt Foundation with a ceremony organized in the Netherlands.