Investigations for coronavirus coverage on the rise

Journalists reporting on the coronavirus pandemic that has shaken the world are coming under increasing pressure. According to the International Press Institute report, six journalists from Turkey were either investigated or questioned in March due to their coverage of the coronavirus outbreak

Musician Yılmaz Çelik released

Taken into custody and detained on 8 December on charges of “being a member of a terrorist organization” and “spreading terrorist propaganda”, musician Yılmaz Çelik was released under judicial control

Grup Yorum member İbrahim Gökçek has been released

Grup Yorum guitarist İbrahim Gökçek has been released after the Council of Forensic Medicine submitted a medical report declaring that ‘he cannot remain behind bars.’ He continues his hunger strike in the ‘resistance house’ to protest against the band members’ trial and detention