Turkey: Leading Coalition of Free Expression Organisations Highlight Unprecedented Crackdown on Freedom of Expression in Report to UN

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More than two years since the attempted coup in 2016 and one year after its state of emergency measures were lifted, the government of Turkey continues its relentless and pervasive crackdown on civic space, media freedom and dissenting voices. Turkey’s human rights record will come under review by the UN through the Universal Period Review (UPR) mechanism in January 2020. Ahead of the review, ARTICLE 19, P24, PEN International, English PEN, Reporters Sans Frontiers (RSF), International Press Institute (IPI), Freemuse, European Centre for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF), IFEX and Norsk PEN have made a joint submission to the UPR. Read more here.

Source: European Centre for Press & Media Freedom

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