Actor İlyas Salman appears before court

The court accepts president Erdoğan’s request to join the case in which Salman is being tried on the charge of “insulting the president” as intervening party; Salman’s attorney requests recusal of the court; trial adjourned

Censorship at the Golden Orange Film Festival: What’s going on?

The Festival’s censorship against the documentary “The Decree” (Kanun Hükmü) was met with disapproval and solidarity from the arts community. After the jury members resigned, many directors and producers withdrew their films from the festival. Subsequently, the documentary was taken back to the festival. This time the Ministry of Culture and Tourism withdrew its support from the festival, accusing it of “terror propaganda”