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Turkey's Supreme Election Board to cease monitoring private TV channels during referendum campaign

Turkey's Supreme Election Board (YSK) will cease monitoring private TV channels during campaigns of the upcoming referendum, according to a state of emergency decree published in the Official Gazette early on Feb. 9. The new regulation states that private channels will not have to broadcast in accordance with YSK rules. 

Turkey's TV watchdog introduces new measures limiting terror attacks broadcasting

The Radio and Television Supreme Council (RTÜK) has introduced new measures limiting broadcasting after terror attacks. 

In a meeting with representatives of broadcasters on Feb. 1, RTÜK gave information on broadcasting bans introduced with state of emergency decrees and the measures it will take if the rules are broken. 

Turkish ministry to broadcast public service ad against gender inequality in education

The Education Ministry is set to broadcast a new public service announcement against language reinforcing gender inequality in education, as part of its Project to Promote Gender Equality in Education (ETCEP), daily Habertürk has reported.

Former prosecutors of Deniz Feneri embezzlement case criticize court's rule

Two former prosecutors of the German-linked Deniz Feneri (Lighthouse) charity embezzlement case, who were removed from the case, criticized an Istanbul court?s decision on the case?s suspects. 

The Istanbul court made the decision May 13 to either acquit the suspects involved in the case or drop the case entirely due to a lapse of time.