Sunday, May 6, 2012

Newsfeed - May 6

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Supposedly most liberal university of Turkey bans May Day posters
Read about the ban on May Day Posters at Sabancı University via GIT - North America.

Excessive violence against students' peaceful protest in Samsun
Read about the violent crash of a peaceful protest by college students and the ensuing arrests in Samsun on GIT - North America.

100 Journalists still in Prison on World Press Freedom Day
Read BIA's quarterly media monitoring report and media unions' responses to press freedom related questions via GIT - North America.

Ragıp Zarakolu honored at PEN event in New York 
Read on Zarakolu's reception of the Association of American Publisher’s Jeri Laber International Freedom to Publish Award via GIT - North America.