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(Istanbul) – Turkey’s government has all but silenced independent media in an effort to prevent scrutiny or criticism of its ruthless crackdown on perceived enemies, Human Rights Watch said today. The assault on critical journalism sharpened
CHP head quotes Voltaire in reply to criticisms over imprisoned journalists
Hurriyet Daily News
The names that initially disturbed critics were jailed veteran journalists Nazlı Ilıcak, Mehmet Altan, Ahmet Altan, Şahin Alpay and Ali Bulaç, who had at the time supported the Ergenekon and “Balyoz” (Sledgehammer) cases, which were allegedly trialed ..