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Some newspapers in Turkey rebel against pressure on a book that is not even published yet

Everyday the state of free speech in Turkey goes for worse… Yesterday’s police ambushes are in the first page of many newspaper. On the other hand, pro-government dailies such as Zaman, Yeni Şafak, Star did not think this was a major issue…

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Main Turkish opposition harshly criticizes raid against unpublished book

from Hurriyet Dailynews by ANKARA / ISTANBUL Hürriyet Daily News
The leader of Turkey?s main opposition party has harshly slammed a police raid on the offices of daily Radikal to seize a copy of an unpublished book.

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Academics and Scientists Arrested In Ergenekon Probe

by Jenny White

The science journal Nature recently published an editorial drawing attention to the scientists being arrested in Turkey as part of the Ergenekon probe into anti-government activities and asked why other academics are not speaking out:

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