Turkey: Khashoggi’s trial must follow ‘international standards’ – Reporters Without Borders

Rebecca Vincent, international campaigns director for Reporters Without Borders (RSF), called for the trial for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, which is being conducted in Turkey, to follow international standards, unlike the 2019 trial in Saudi Arabia, which he said it was a “mockery of justice.” This was stated on Tuesday in front of … Read more

RSF condemns abuse of lese majesty legislation in Turkey :: Reporters Without Borders

While Turkey seats a journalist for criticizing the use of article 299 of the Turkish penal code, which establishes that insulting the president is punishable by imprisonment, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reiterates its call for the article to be repealed. The columnist for the newspaper BirGün, Erk Acarer, faces a possible sentence of four years … Read more

Belarus, gag on the media: accreditation of foreign reporters withdrawn. The march of women

The vice is tightening around the media in Belarus on the eve of the third major new Sunday demonstration called by the Belarusian opposition which disputes the results of the presidential elections of 9 August which awarded a sixth term to Aleksandr Lukashenko. Independent Belarusian journalists are almost all in prison. Foreign journalists are denied … Read more