Nearly 50 journalists appeared in court in October

CHP Eskişehir Deputy Utku Çakırözer announced the Freedom of the Press Report in October, in which violations of rights in the field of freedom of expression and press were identified.

Nearly 50 journalists appeared in court in October

CHP Eskişehir Deputy Utku Çakırözer announced the October data of the Press Freedom Report, which he regularly shares with the public every month. Claiming that journalists were prevented from performing their duties and even threatened with death, Çakırözer said, “In October, nearly 50 journalists appeared before the judge. Countless journalists have been investigated for their articles and tweets. There were journalists who were sentenced to prison terms and sentenced to heavy compensation.”

Utku Çakırözer announced the Freedom of the Press Report in October, in which violations of rights in the field of freedom of expression and press were identified. Stating that October passed with pressure and censorship in terms of freedom of the press, Çakırözer said, “Press freedom is indispensable for democracy, democracy for freedom of the press. Every month, journalists in Turkey are made more and more unable to perform their duties.” Çakırözer said:

“October has been a month with prohibitions, pressures and censorship regarding the public’s right to receive information and freedom of the press. In our October Freedom of the Press Report, we identified one by one how journalists are prevented from doing their jobs. Journalists are not even admitted to Anıtkabir anymore, they are prevented from doing street interviews because they say, “You don’t have a press card.” Journalists are blocked by police shields while trying to get footage. He even faces death threats. In October, nearly 50 journalists appeared before the judge. MORE…

https://www.birgun.net/haber/ekim-ayinda-50-ye-yakin-gazeteci-hakim-karsisina-cikti-365075

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