Turkey's Government Crackdown on Journalists and Social Media Has Crippled Freedom of Speech
Turkey's President, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, benefited from Twitter and Facebook but used his power to silence critics and journalists.
Jailed Activists in Turkey Are Out On Bail, But Still Face Serious Jail Time
A Turkish judge ordered the release on bail of human rights activists who were standing trial on terrorism-related charges. By their account, they were just attending a workshop.
Read the Heartbreaking Accounts of Activists About to Go on Trial in Turkey
After more than 100 days of what many say is unlawful imprisonment, the first hearing in the trial of a group of activists is about to go down.
As Jailed Activists Go on Trial in Turkey, Here's How One Group is Fighting Back
VICE Impact spoke to an Avaaz campaigner to find out more about how the group is organizing ahead of the critical and decisive trial.
Activists Are Fighting to Free Turkey's Jailed Human Rights Defenders
More than 50,000 people have been jailed by the Erdoğan regime after a failed coup, but international activist groups want the immediate release of ten human rights defenders.
The VICE Morning Bulletin
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Violence Erupted at a Place of Worship in Istanbul's Okmeydani Neighborhood
Two people have been killed in the clashes between police and masked protesters.
Election Day in Turkey: Ballots, Watchdogs, and Fraud
VICE News went to Istanbul to check out polling stations and the city's main election center. They found a largely analog election process, vulnerable to all kinds of voter fraud—citizen watchdog groups are the only line of defense against widespread...
Live from the Streets of Istanbul
VICE News correspondent Tim Pool is on the ground in the Okmeydani neighborhood of Istanbul, Turkey, where protesters are clashing with police after the funeral of 15-year-old Berkin Elvan.
Turkish Teenagers Are Getting Arrested for Tweeting About the Protests
Last night, Turkish police raided 38 homes and made 16 arrests, including some teenagers. Their crime? Tweeting about the demonstrations.
A 22-Year-Old Protester's Final Facebook Post Turned Him into a Martyr Overnight
Abdullah Comert was killed by Turkish police forces, and he left a trail of impassioned words online.
Turkish Prime Minister Calls Twitter a Menace to Society, Fails to Understand Protest
“There is now a scourge that is called Twitter. The best examples of lies can be found there."