Ruthless Assault on Press Freedom Shields State from Scrutiny Cumhuriyet Journalists Held; Kurdish Media Closed; Mayors Jailed On the night of July 15, 2016, elements of the Turkish military staged an attempt to overthrow the democratically elected
Angelino Alfano, Minister of Interior of Italy has announced that Gabriele Del Grande, a journalist from Italy who had been in custody since April 9, was released and sent to Italy.
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The presidential system Erdoğan wants to introduce received far more support from Turks in Europe than from those living in Turkey itself. According to the state news agency Anadolu, almost 60 percent of European Turks voted Yes in the referendum. What does the result tell us about the integration of Turks in Europe, and what action should be taken?
Releasing its report on the referendum on April, 16 Vote and Beyond organization pointed out approximately that there was inconsistency regarding 100,000 votes in 94% of the protocols which could be compared.
Over 100,000 eligible-to-vote Turks live in Austria. It is estimated 10% of those hold illegal dual citizenship. Austria’s interior minister wants to take action against this following Sunday’s (16 April) Turkish referendum. EURACTIV Germany reports.