Turkey makes a habit of deporting foreign journalists while DROPS OFF to 151st on Press Freedom Ranking…

Turkey has been ranked as 151st seeing a fall from 149th on Reporters Without Borders (RSF) Index. South Sudan, Mexica, Pakistan, and Russia have taken place ahead of Turkey.
ARD Reporter Deported

ARD’s Cairo bureau manager, Volker Schwenck has been deported as he attempted to enter Turkey via İstanbul due to entry ban imposed on him.
Sputnik General Director Turkey Kerimov has been refused entry to Turkey and his press card as well as residence permit have been seized. He has been asked to go back to Russia and the reason has not been declared
Coffee House – Douglas Murray – Apr 18, 11:46 AM

Nobody should be surprised that Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has instituted effective blasphemy laws to defend himself from criticism in Turkey. But many of us had assumed that these lèse-majesté laws would not yet be put

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