"Defending journalists in danger: solidarity, support and protection". This was the title and the topic of the conference that the European Center for Press and Media Freedom (ECPMF ) – a consortium of which OBC Transeuropa is a founding member – organised in Leipzig on October 5th. An opportunity for international dialogue on a wide-ranging topic such as freedom of expression in the Internet age.
Wikipedia remains blocked in Turkey, but activists have created the pirate website www.turkcewikipedia.org to keep contents available. According to Turkish daily Hurriyet, it is a mirror website that has copied all Wikipedia contents in Turkish and English. The pirate website is said to be completely independent from the Wikimedia Foundation.