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Yavuz Baydar, 2014

Yavuz Baydar is the Editor-in-Chief of Ahval, a trilingual independent online news site on Turkey.[1] Baydar is a Turkish journalist, blogger and co-founder of P24, the Platform for Independent Media. He writes regular columns for the German daily newspaper Süddeutsche Zeitung, and the Arab Weekly, with specific focus on Turkey's domestic and foreign policy issues.[2] [3]

Ahval is backed by the UAE and its Arabic edition has been accused of "manipulative reporting".[4] The Ahval website is blocked in Turkey.


  1. ^ - International Journalism Festival
  2. ^ - Ahval
  3. ^ - The Arab Weekly
  4. ^ "Hardly politically neutral". Quantara.

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