Wednesday, January 25, 2012

Newsfeed - January 25

Human Rights Watch World Report released on January 22, 2012

The report reveals the recent violations of freedom of expression under the AKP government. It suggests that “the government has not prioritized human rights reforms since 2005, and freedom of expression and association have both been damaged by the ongoing prosecution and incarceration of journalists, writers, and hundreds of Kurdish political activists." Read more on GIT - North America.

"Is this a democracy or an empire of fear?"Find out more on Ece Temelkuran's latest article on the ninth hearing of the Oda TV trial, in which journalists are tried on GIT-North America.

Who Really Murdered Hrant Dink?

William Jones, Chair of Amnesty International USA's Turkey Coordination Group writes about the murder case of the Turkish-Armenian journalist Hrant Dink. Read on our commentary section.

Justice in Turkey? Not for some!

The Economist's latest article on the Dink trial and the flaws of Turkish judiciary:
"Even Turkey’s allies worry about its legal system." To find out more, read below in GIT - North America.

Umit Kivanc's documentary of Hrant Drink illuminates the obstacles in the pursuit of justice

Watch it via GIT - North America.

Access to Agos newspaper denied by the "system"

Read how the "system" denied access to the website of the Armenian-Turkish newspaper in Turkey on GIT North-America.

Journalists sue the media
Journalists who were labeled "terrorists" by pro-government newspapers sue them. Read more on GIT - North America.

Oda TV trial continues

Read on the continuing trial of investigative journalists Ahmet Şık and Nedim Şener on GIT - North America.