Journalist jailer, Book censorer Turkey ranks 72th in Human Development Index…

According to a report of the Committee to Protect Journalists, 14 journalists out of 199 arrested journalists all over the world, are in prison in Turkey.
The number of journalists jailed in Turkey has dramatically risen in 2015, according to a special report by the New York-based CPJ
Turkey’s rank in the latest Human Development Index (HDI) has fallen slightly from last year, according to the report released on Dec. 14. 2015
A local court has decided to confiscate books by two prominent Turkish journalists after they were found during an operation on a cell where suspected militants of the outlawed YDG-H were detained
Members of the G-9 Journalists Platform have started a campaign to send letters to 32 journalists jailed in Turkey, including daily Cumhuriyet Editor-in-Chief Can Dündar and Ankara Bureau Chief Erdem Gül
Cumhuriyet daily is holding its editorial meeting today (December 15) in Silivri in order to support the arrested journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül.
A former Justice and Development Party (AKP) deputy and two other defendants were arrested late Dec. 14 as part of operations targeting the alleged “parallel state” of sympathizers of U.S.-based Islamic scholar Fethullah Gülen

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