TURKEY

Voices

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.
Alice Rowsome
3.8.18
Rise Up

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.
Alice Rowsome
10.26.17
Rise Up

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.
Alice Rowsome
10.25.17
Voices

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.
Alice Rowsome
10.23.17
Voices

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.
Alice Rowsome
8.18.17
The Rundown

Legalized Weed is Helping Colorado Schools and Rehab Programs

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
7.20.17
The Rundown

Nevada Joins Eight Other States In Flipping Off Anti-LGBT Attitudes

Your daily guide to what’s working, what’s not, and what you can do about it.
Impact Staff
5.18.17