Turkey

75 million people
10,410 USD GNI (PPP)
Internet:
Partly Free
Press:
Partly Free
Partly Free

News & Updates

Freedom House expresses its grave concern for the fate of Azerbaijani journalist Rauf Mirkadyrov, who was deported from Turkey on April 19 and immediately charged with espionage when he arrived in Baku, Azerbaijan.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Media Freedom
Regions: 
Eurasia

On April 10, more than 200 guests filled the Hillyer Art Space for Freedom House’s Third Annual Photography and Art Auction fundraiser.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Freedom of Expression, Human Rights Defense, Media Freedom, Religious Freedom, Rule of Law, Women's Rights
Regions: 
Sub-Saharan Africa, Asia-Pacific, Eurasia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas


What do repression and freedom look like? We asked photographers to show us, and received submissions from 20+ countries as part of our third annual photo contest.

From Tunisia to Turkey, Kiev to Caracas, people around the world are making their desire for democracy and greater freedom overwhelmingly clear.  But what is the proper role for the United States? Read Sarah Trister's op-ed for The Hill.

Issues: 
Civil Society, Democratic Governance, Human Rights Defense, U.S. Foreign Policy
Regions: 
Eurasia, Europe, Middle East and North Africa, Americas

Experts

Director for Eurasia Programs


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Project Director of "Freedom of the Press"


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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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