#GazetecilikSuçDeğildir [#JournalismIsNotaCrime] A new wave of journalist arrests after massive social media censorship and crackdown….


Investigative reporter Tunca Öğreten () detained this morning by a police raid to his house, accused of “terrorism”
Police says the reporter will not be allowed to an attorney for 5 days [under state of emergency decree No. 668] +Next to Tunca Öğreten, ‘s Diyarbakır bureau chief Ömer Çelik and reporter Metin Yoksu detained +Daily BirGun () also reports their employee Mahir Kanaat detained in a police raid to his house: Journos Union: When Turkey is shocked by bombs & soldiers killed by ISIS, journalists are targeted to hide the truth

Turkey investigates 10,000 people for insulting government officials or “supporting terror” online.

The Turkey Blocks monitoring network has detected throttling of Twitter and YouTube affecting many internet users in Turkey.

The restrictions were first observed with fixed mobile operator Uydunet/Turksat and mobile providers Turkcell and Vodafone.The blocks each appear to be implemented at the ISP level.

Please stop saying that Turkey is gone!


The types of adjectives generally accompanying articles about the Middle East create a core of “knowledge” that is a distorted and narrow reality.

A hearse passes outside Marmara University Theological School mosque as Turkish policemen patrol in Istanbul. Thanassis Stavrakis AP/Press Association Images. All rights reserved.As I write this, it has been nearly five months since the coup attempt that failed in its goal to unseat President Erdogan, and the Turkish government at large. In the past months, much has changed.

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