Istanbul Technical University (ITU) Rectorate did not allow the activities to be organized by three different student clubs.
Ankara Chief Public Prosecutor’s Office claimed Artı TV Ankara Representative Sibel Hürtaş and Mezopotamya Agency reporter Hayri Demir to be penalized with imprisonment sentences up to 10 years and six months due to their social media posts and publications on the Afrin operation.
Ministry of Justice Directorate General of Criminal Records and Statistics announced the criminal statistics of 2017.
Human Rights Watch (HRW) published a statement on the situation of the academia in Turkey under the conditions of State of Emergency.
11th Istanbul Gathering for Freedom of Expression, organized biennially by the Initiative for Freedom of Expression, will be held on 26-27 May 2018.
Minister of the Interior Süleyman Soylu made an announcement on the measures to be taken during the entire election campaign at the Regional Security Meeting on Elections, stating that the social media will be tracked during this process as well.