Building peace in the minds of men and women

World Press Freedom Day 2017

Wed, 3 May - 14:15 to 15:45

Parallel Session 1

Erol Onderoglu

Representative in Turkey, Reporters without Borders

He is RSF representative in Turkey for more than 20 years, covers journalist’ cases in daily basis, advocates for media freedom and journalists from various media outlets. He is himself on trial pour supporting a pro-Kurdish Daily. He releases since 15 years Quarterly Media Monitoring Reports on the stage of freedom of expression in Turkey. So far, he signed over 5.000 articles and columns on violations, laws and practices. He collaborated with OSCE Representative on Freedom of The Media. He get “Turkish Journalist Association Press Freedom Award” and “Dr. Erhard Busek - SEEMO Award for Better Understanding in South, East and Central Europe”.