Turkish court blocks access to international broadcasters’ online services

PMA calls on Turkey’s media regulator to lift the ban on the online Turkish-language news services of Deutsche Welle and Voice of America.

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World Press Freedom Day 2022: themes from the past 12 months

For World Press Freedom Day 2022, PMA has analysed six press freedom themes which have been prevalent across the past twelve months.

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International broadcasters face potential ban in Turkey

Voice of America and Deutsche Welle are facing potential bans in Turkey after they refused to apply for an internet broadcasting licence.

Journalist protest in Quetta

Pakistan: Journalists face Contempt of Court charges

Journalists face contempt charges for publishing a report revealing corruption, yet another attempt to suppress independent media.

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Turkey: Mission finds continued pressures on independent media

An international mission to Turkey has revealed sustained threats against independent media and increasing state capture. 

Turkish government continues to limit independent and foreign-funded media

Limits, fines, attacks, and incoming media legislation demonstrate Turkey's continued crackdown on editorial independence and pluralism.