Upcoming Trials

Journalism and free speech trials: Week of Jan 21-25

20 January 2019
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This week several journalists, including jailed journalist İdris Sayılğan defended by Media and Law Studies Association (MLSA) will appear before judges. Below is a list of this week’s journalism and free speech trials:

January 21, Monday

  • Evrensel daily Tunceli reporter Kemal Özer will be on trial at Tunceli 1. High Criminal Court on “membership in a terrorist organization” charges.

January 22, Tuesday

Journalism and free speech trials: Week of Jan 7-11

6 January 2019
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This week several journalists will appear before judges. Below is a list of this week’s journalism and free speech trials:

January 8, Tuesday

  • Jailed since being taken into custody in the police operation against the Journalists and Writers Foundation (GYV), Mehmet Gündem will be on trial at İstanbul 35. High Criminal Court. Gündem is charged with ‘membership in a terrorist organization’.