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In a two-day conference on hate speech and hate crime organized by Medialog in Istanbul in October 2013, leading journalists and academics urged the Turkish government to draft a law against defamation, blasphemy, and discrimination while protecting the freedom...
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) organized a number of activities in Turkey to mark the annual Global Dignity Day, which is celebrated with Global Dignity-led events around the world with the participation of 350,000 young people across 50...
A reception was held by the Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) in New York on September 30, 2013, to promote its two international projects, the Istanbul Summit and Peace Projects. Numerous representatives to the United Nations (UN) who came to...
Huseyin Hurmali, Secretary-General of JWF's Abant Platform, underscored the importance of interfaith dialogue at the High Level Forum on the Culture of Peace at United Nations Headquarters in New York on September 6, 2013. Global and local initiatives set the...
JWF officials met with members of the Turkish press for an introductory dinner in New York on April 27, 2013. Huseyin Hurmali, Secretary-General of JWF's Abant Platform, discussed JWF's milestones, including gaining general consultative status with the Economic and...
JWF's Women's Platform gave a statement at the 57th Session of the Commission on the Status of Women (CSW57), a UN Women's event held at UN Headquarters in New York from March 4 to 15, 2013, to eliminate and prevent...
The Journalists and Writers Foundation (JWF) is the first and only organization in Turkey to gain general consultative status in the Economic and Social Council (ECOSOC) of the United Nations (UN). In an interview, JWF President Mustafa Yesil discussed...
Turkish and Arab intellectuals discussed the uncertain political trajectories of post-revolution Arab states in a southeastern Turkish city on the border with Syria, a country that has put Turkey's assertive foreign policy to a difficult test during the unrest...