Açik Radyo Turkey

2020 Prince Claus Laureate

Açik Radyo (Istanbul, 1995)

Açik Radyo is an independent, collectively owned radio station, run and programmed mainly by volunteers. Founded by Ömer Madra, a former professor of international law and human rights, ‘Open Radio’ fosters fundamental human freedoms and pluralist democracy. It provides critical in-depth news, local information and insight into a vast range of political, cultural and social topics, and encourages alternative voices, engaged debate and active listenership.

Acik Radyo

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