Committee to Protect Journalists reports Turkey as no. 1 journalist-jailer…

Committee to Protect Journalists

For the second year in a row, the number of journalists imprisoned for their work hit a historical high, as the U.S. and other Western powers failed to pressure the world’s worst jailers–Turkey, China, and Egypt–into improving the bleak climate


In other news:

Erdogan Going to Greece Next Week in Groundbreaking Visit

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan will be the first Turkish head of state to visit in 65 years. He is expected to discuss transport between the countries.

[liberal democratic party official account: “we understand you very well Tsipras.]

AKP Spokesperson Ünal has said, “Unless we see the authentic papers, those documents are null and void. The ones that were delivered are photocopies. Are we going to discuss agenda over photocopies?”
Party Spokesperson Ünal has delivered a speech in the wake of the meeting held under the presidency of Erdoğan at AKP Headquarters: “If we will speak over a hostage man, wouldn’t it be treason against the truth itself?”
President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has claimed that some businessmen in Turkey were trying to move their assets abroad.
German-Turkish journalist Deniz Yücel, who has been detained at a prison in Istanbul for nine months, is no longer in solitary confinement.

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