Turkey: Mass Media and Press Freedom

Foreign and Commonwealth Office written question – answered on 14th July 2017.

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Photo of Catherine West Catherine West Labour, Hornsey and Wood Green

To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs, what recent assessment he has made of the levels of media freedom and plurality in Turkey.

Photo of Alan Duncan Alan Duncan Minister of State

We monitor the situation closely and encourage Turkey to ensure the full protection of fundamental rights, including freedom of expression. Freedom of the media remains a priority for our bilateral projects in Turkey.

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