Carrying this NYT cartoon in a banner might be a crime in Turkey..

A citizen protesting corruption was carrying this cartoon as a banner and police decided that this is a crime as there is the act of “cutting Turkish flag” in this cartoon… News in Turkish here.

erdogan karikatur2 – Dec 19 – New York, December 19, 2014 – With its latest action, Erdogan government has abandoned all sensibilities and crossed important ethical and moral boundaries. While not unexpected, it is deeply disappointing to see the government openly abuse…
Turkey Ranks in Top 3 For Violence Against Journalists

According to RSF’s 2014 Round Up of Abuses Against Journalists, Turkeyranked as third after Ukraine and Venezuela in terms of violence against journalists with 117 cases
The witch-hunt reaches Turkey‘s media
“If this is a witch-hunt, yes, we will carry out this witch-hunt,” TurkishPresident Recep Tayyip Erdogan declared a few months ago to confront criticism that his government has gone too far in removing police officers and prosecutors who carried out a

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