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Statement by the Right Livelihood Award Foundation on the detention of Cumhuriyet staff

Since then, the awards have been financed by individual donors.   Statement in PDF: Statement Cumhuriyet EN Pressmeddelande PDF: Pressmeddelande Cumhuriyet Communiqué de presse : Communiqué de presse Cumhuriyet FR…

ORHAN ERINC
14/9/2016
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2016 Laureate: Cumhuriyet

environment. Cumhuriyet’s stellar investigative journalism has brought several truths to public scrutiny. At a time when the freedom of expression in Turkey is under increasing threat, Cumhuriyet proves that the…

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Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet hijacked by Erdoğan loyalists

PRESS RELEASE Stockholm, 9 September 2018 The leadership within the Cumhuriyet foundation, owner of the Turkish opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet, has been drastically changed on September 7. A new board has…

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Turkey Must Act on UN Experts’ Call to Free Cumhuriyet Journalists

  The Government of Turkey must heed the UN experts’ call to free detained journalists from the independent newspaper Cumhuriyet, recipient of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award. The Working Group…

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Solidarité avec Cumhuriyet à Genève

De passage à Genève, Muratcan Sabuncu, fils du rédacteur-en-chef du quotidien turc indépendant « Cumhuriyet », lauréat du Prix « Nobel alternatif », invoque la solidarité avec les journalistes emprisonnés…

ORHAN ERINC
14/9/2016
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Cumhuriyet

Cumhuriyet est le journal indépendant et d’intérêt public le plus important en Turquie aujourd’hui. Depuis 1924, il s’engage à faire respecter le principe de la liberté de la presse envers…

ORHAN ERINC
14/9/2016
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Cumhuriyet

environment. Cumhuriyet’s stellar investigative journalism has brought several truths to public scrutiny. At a time when the freedom of expression in Turkey is under increasing threat, Cumhuriyet proves that the…

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An Indictment Against Democracy in Turkey

Turkish prosecutors seek lengthy jail sentences for Cumhuriyet journalists and staff Orhan Erinç is among 19 Cumhuriyet journalists and staff charged by Turkish prosecutors. Photo Kaan Saganak/Cumhuriyet. The Right Livelihood…

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‘Alternative Nobel’ Laureates from Egypt and Turkey Barred from Travel, Behind Bars Despite UN Support

…will be represented at the ceremony by Zeynep Oral, Cumhuriyet columnist and President of PEN-Turkey, and columnist Isıl Özgentürk, the Chairman of Cumhuriyet Foundation Orhan Erinç has been prevented from…

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Turkey vs Freedom of the Press

By Alan Rusbridger, Amy Goodman and Khadija Ismayilova Orhan Erinç, Chairman of the Cumhuriyet Foundation, in front of the newspaper’s headquarters in Istanbul, 2016. Photo: Kaan Sağanak.   Since the…

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Final Nail in the Coffin for Press Freedom in Turkey?

A Turkish court upholds lengthy sentences against journalists and other former staff members of the Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet. The Right Livelihood Award Foundation, which honoured Cumhuriyet with the Right Livelihood…

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2016 Right Livelihood Award Laureates Show Courage Against All Odds

Representing Cumhuriyet in Stockholm, Zeynep Oral, columnist at the newspaper and President of PEN-Turkey, read out a statement from Orhan Erinç, Chairman of the Cumhuriyet Foundation, who has not been…

Orhan Erinç, Chairman of Cumhuriyet Foundation, in front of the newspaper's headquarters in Istanbul, 2016. Photo: Kaan Sağanak.

100 Days since the Failed Coup in Turkey

Interview with Orhan Erinç, President of Turkey’s oldest and leading independent newspaper Cumhuriyet, Laureate of the 2016 Right Livelihood Award ORHAN ERINC14/9/2016KAAN SAGANAK   This week marked one hundred days…

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Journalism is Not a Crime

“We need our freedom!” On the International Day to End Impunity for Crimes against Journalists, we honour Khadija Ismayilova, Cumhuriyet and all brave journalists around the globe who through their…

ORHAN ERINC
14/9/2016
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Turkey must stop persecuting independent media and arbitrarily detaining journalists

…lengthy 17 month-long politicised trial, the final verdict in the case of staff and former journalists of Cumhuriyet newspaper was announced. The indictment falsely contended that Cumhuriyet radically changed its…

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2016 Right Livelihood Awards To Be Presented in Stockholm

…– Syria’s White Helmets, Egyptian activist Mozn Hassan and her organisation Nazra for Feminist Studies, Russian human rights defender Svetlana Gannushkina, and Turkish newspaper Cumhuriyet – will receive their prizes…

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Investing in People

…them in danger, we are responsible for them – lifelong. Several of our laureates, like the Landless Workers’ Movement in Brazil, Memorial in Russia and Cumhuriyet newspaper in Turkey, have…