Turkey

75 million people
10,410 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Not Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

Jennifer Dunham
Project Manager, Freedom in the World and Freedom of the Press

The EU should set explicit press freedom requirements for candidate countries and enforce these more strictly during the accession process.

Turkey is a battleground state for Internet regulation, according to a Freedom House report released today, in advance of the Internet Governance Forum.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Internet Freedom, Media Freedom, Rule of Law
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Europe

Turkey is a battleground state for Internet regulation, according to a report released by Freedom House in advance of the Internet Governance Forum.
 

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Expression, Internet Freedom, Media Freedom, Rule of Law
Regions: 
Europe

Turkey’s paramount leader is moving from the premiership to the presidency amid talk of constitutional change, but his divisive and autocratic governance style will remain the same.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Elections
Regions: 
Europe

Experts

Director for Eurasia Programs


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Project Director of "Freedom of the Press"


Signature Reports

Special Reports

The Struggle for Turkey's Internet

Turkey is a battleground state for Internet regulation, according to a Freedom House report released in advance of the Internet Governance Forum.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Expression, Internet Freedom, Media Freedom, Rule of Law
Regions: 
Europe

Democracy in Crisis: Corruption, Media, and Power in Turkey

Turkey’s government is improperly using its leverage over media to limit public debate about government actions and punish journalists and media owners who dispute government claims, deepening the country’s political and social polarization.
Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Internet Freedom, Media Freedom, Rule of Law
Regions: 
Europe

Programs

In Turkey, we help civil society and government leaders address challenges to citizen participation in the legislative process through hands-on fellowship experiences.

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