Last evening, people protested the state of emergency decree that led the shutting down of more than 20 TV channels and radio stations.
After 12 TV channels had been shut down with a decree, Med Nûçe TV also went off the air. The TV channel had been broadcasting to Europe.
Today, the “visiting editors-in-chief” of closed-down Özgür Gündem newspaper started to stand trial. The first hearing, where Ayşe Düzkan and Ragıp Duran stood trial, has been postponed to December 15.
The US-based Armenian Educational Foundation (AEF) has placed a full page ad to New York Times today. In the ad, there is also a letter by Kim Kardashian, responding to an ad published in Wall Street Journal on April, which denies the Armenian Genocide.
The trials of journalists, who participated in the “visiting editor-in-chief” campaign that was started as an act of solidarity with the closed-down Özgür Gündem newspaper, will start tomorrow. Ayşe Düzkan and Ragıp Duran will be the first ones to be heard.
For about 2 weeks, a story titled as "Armenian spies in Turkey are revealed" has been circulating, but the information included in the story is not confidential. The information is just a part of visa applications to Armenia.
Novelist and editorial consultant of the closed Özgür Gündem newspaper Aslı Erdoğan has been under arrest and the objection to her arrest is overruled.
“Freedom Watch” will be started today for Özgür Gündem newspaper editorial consultant and award-winning writer Aslı Erdoğan, who was arrested on Friday.
The trial of two groups that brought black wreaths to Agos on April 24, 2015 was started. The case was opened upon the complaint of Agos. The suspects stood trial on the ground that they threatened the newspaper.
Started to be published in April 5, 1996, Agos is 20 years old now. We want our 20th anniversary to become an occasion for meeting our readers and friends. And we welcome our readers to our pages. We want them to “Tell about Agos”. Write your expectations, criticisms and suggestions to us. We will publish your letters that you can send to firstname.lastname@example.org on “20th anniversary letters” column for a year.