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Global call for Detained VICE News Journalists in Turkey…

In Uncategorized on August 31, 2015 at 15:35

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VICE News – Aug 30, 12:25 PM

Global rights groups have issued calls seeking the immediate release of four journalists working for VICE News who have been detained in Turkey since Thursday without being charged. Turkish authorities took British journalists Jake Hanrahan and

 

International rights organizations have called on Turkish authorities to release three people working for VICE News, including two British journalists, who have been detained in Turkey’s southeastern province of Diyarbakır
Press freedom groups demand release of journalists held in Turkey

British reporter and photographer detained while covering Kurdish conflict

Global rights and press freedom groups have called on the Turkish authorities to release journalists working for Vice News who were detained on Thursday (27 August) in the city of Diyarbakir in southeast Turkey.

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Vía Erkan’s Field Diary http://ift.tt/1KWZQh9

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