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Briefing on the trial of Cumhuriyet newspaper staff

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21 September 2017 The trial of senior staff from the Cumhuriyet newspaper has come to encapsulate growing international and domestic concerns over Turkey’s justice system Cumhuriyet staff are being tried on terrorism charges relating to last year’s failed coup attempt International observers and domestic critics argue that the charges against the 17 defendants are politically motivated […]

Westminster Debate with Can Dundar ‘Quo Vadis Turkiye?’

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29 June 2016 House of Commons CEFTUS was pleased to welcome journalist and author Mr Can Dundar to the House of Commons for a talk on the nature of politics in modern Turkey, especially with regards to press freedoms and the EU. Dundar began by talking about the desperate nature of press freedoms in Turkey, […]

CEFTUS and English PEN Roundtable with Can Dundar

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English PEN, in partnership with the Centre for Turkey Studies (CEFTUS) hosted a roundtable discussion with the leading Turkish editor and journalist Can Dündar on 29 June. Dundar and journalists discussed press freedom and the challenges to freedom of expression in Turkey. Can Dündar is editor-in-chief of the newspaper Cumhuriyet. He is currently appealing a […]