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Journalist summarily deported after residing in Northern Cyprus since 1991

Reporters Without Borders deplores journalist Necmettin Çapa’s summary expulsion yesterday by the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (a de facto (...)

Published on 12 January 2011 Read


Some Turkish journalists banned from covering football match

Reporters Without Borders expressed dismay at a decision by Cyprus to ban Turkish journalists based in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus (...)

Published on 28 July 2005 Read


Reporters Without Borders condemns bombing of main Turkish-Cypriot newspaper

Reporters Without Borders condemned an overnight attack on the offices of daily Kibris newspaper in which three separate bombs exploded, in the (...)

Published on 7 May 2004 Read


Five journalists face heavy prison sentences for "insulting" the army

Reporters Without Borders today voiced outrage at prosecutions begun on 3 and 4 November in the Turkish part of Cyprus against five journalists (...)

Published on 5 November 2003 Read


Journalist beaten up by members of ultra-nationalist Turkish Cypriot group

Reporters Without Borders today condemned the beating received by newspaper editor Murat Kanatli from members of an ultra-nationalist group on 17 (...)

Published on 20 October 2003 Read


Turkish Cypriot authorities stop opposition journalist entering other part of island

Reporters Without Borders today protested against the action of the Turkish Cypriot authorities in preventing Sener Levent, editor of the Turkish (...)

Published on 9 May 2003 Read


Ten Spanish journalists expelled from northern part of island

Reporters Without Borders today denounced the absurdity of rules applying to foreign journalists visiting the Turkish-governed northern part of (...)

Published on 17 October 2002 Read


Turkish-Cypriot journalists freed

Sener Levent and Mehmud Ener, of the daily paper Afrika, have been freed after the Turkish-Cypriot Supreme Court ruled on 3 October that their (...)

Published on 4 October 2002 Read

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