Turkey accused of pursuing campaign of intimidation against media

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Simon Tisdall
Two independent reports have found evidence of a pattern of harassment against writers and broadcasters
Ankara is pursuing a systematic campaign of intimidation against the Turkish media, including the prosecution and jailing of writers, and demands for those who challenge government policies or actions to be sacked, two independent investigations have concluded.

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CPJ Report | Turkey?s Press Freedom Crisis

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Turkey’s War on Journalists

from Yahoo news
A scathing report by the Committee to Protect Journalists is too late to make a difference.

Turkish press freedom crisis

from World news: Turkey | guardian.co.uk by Roy Greenslade

Turkey’s press freedom situation has reached a crisis point, with the country assuming the world’s top spot for the number of imprisoned journalists, says the Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ).

“The Turkish government is engaging in a broad offensive to silence critical journalists through imprisonment, legal prosecution and official intimidation,” says a special report by the New York-based press freedom watchdog.

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