US demands for further independence in using Turkish airbases raises public concerns. Dr. Gerger points out that even the formalities of obtaining permission from the Turkish ...»
Cevher Ilhan of Yeni Asya newspaper is released from jail. Ilhan is freed after two days in prison due to amendments in Article 312 of the ...»
Zarakolu received the Freedom of Expression Award by the Norwegian Writers Association He asked that the arrest warrant issued against Ozguden be lifted, that imprisoned journalists ...»
During the 2nd Turkish Journalists Conference, Turkish media embraced the idea of contributing to dialogue between the Western and Arab media. In the final statement, journalists ...»
Journalists Union has begun a campaign to ensure Press Freedom and to Say No to Censorship and also published a Declaration on Press Freedom. Ipekci explained ...»
According to the BIA2 Report, RTUK ordered 12 local media off the air for a total of 360 days. Two reporters are still in prison. The ...»
The media sector, with its 60 hours-a-week shifts, state-issued cards that are only handed to sex workers and journalists, connections with police, stock market, and sports ...»
During 2004 child negligence and homelessness were frequently covered. The Juvenile Justice System failed to be implemented. Child labor and the futility of Child Protection Agency ...»
Women unionists, after a recent tape case, urge the government introduce protective measures to safegurad women workers from sexual harassment. Nurse N.T. was raped on the ...»
TGC head Erinc said that the Labor Ministry would finalize its preparations on the Press Labor Law in 2005 and expressed hope that the medias problems ...»
National Security Policy Document is secret. This is the MGKs reply to human rights activisit Yurdatapans question. When he didnt get a satisfactory response to his ...»
Representatives of womens groups want the right of equal participation for women through necessary amendments to the Law on Political Parties and Elections in 2005. They ...»
Now-nonexistent Uzundere people have changed 4 villages in 9 years. They drink water of the nearby villages well and live in windowless houses snowed on for ...»
The problem does not lie only in Turkey, says Nejdet Ates, a hotel worker in Afyon. It is also in Europe. It has to decide if ...»
Turkey will have to recognize Cyprus during EU negotiations, said Akinci from BDH, Soyer from CTP and Angolemli from TKP. There has to be peace in ...»
Although the EU is more advanced than Turkey in terms of equality between sexes, there still exists the dominance of men in EUs institutions and the ...»
The site, which emphasizes childrens rights, aims to encourage media to have more coverage of children, to start a discussion on childrens journalism , help NGOs ...»
Turkey would become the largest EU member, because its population is expected to surpass that of Germany by 2020. ...»
The legislative progress that has undeniably been made should not conceal the fact that the climate remains as harsh as ever for the most outspoken journalists, ...»
During the 1915 Armenian deportation, Mrs. Heranus was forcibly taken away from her mother by soldiers. Her name was changed to Seher, she was brought up ...»
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