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It is the anniversary of #HrantDink assassination. Al Jazeera Turkey prepared an interactive infographic…

 

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Hrant Dink was targeted, threatened and murdered over his one news, one article. 10 years passed over his murder. During 10 years, people said “Try those who gave the order”. The Dink trial continues with increasing number of suspects

 
The action against Rod Nordland, a longtime foreign correspondent, appeared to be part of a broader crackdown against the domestic and foreign press.
The Guardian – Owen Jones – Jan 17, 11:00 PM

Erdoğan, emboldened by the rise of Trump, is crushing fragile freedoms – tens of thousands detained and the press muzzled. The west must end its silence

What I’ve witnessed in Turkey is an assault on democracy itself | Owen Jones

 

Erdoğan, emboldened by the rise of Trump, is crushing fragile freedoms – tens of thousands detained and the press muzzled. The west must end its silenceDemocracy is a bundle of rights and freedoms wrestled from the powerful. Our rulers only surrender their power when compelled to – when the cost of resisting pressure from below becomes greater than the cost of giving ground to it.

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