— Andrew (@andrewyweller) March 31, 2016
But their trial, to be held in secret, starts today amid a chorus of criticism
The secret trial of Turkish journalists Can Dündar and Erdem Gül begins today, Friday, in Istanbul against growing internal and international criticism.
One of the most authoritative voices on behalf of journalists – the Organisation for Security and Co-operation in Europe’s representative on media freedom, Dunja Mijatović – has reiterated her concern by calling for the prosecution to be dropped.
National Press Club leaders expressed alarm about reports that security personnel guarding Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan had physically abused journalists here on Thursday. According to published news reports and multiple tweets from…
By Yochi Dreazen is a Managing Editor for News at Foreign Policy. He is also writer-in-residence at the Center for a New American Security. His book about military suicide was published by Random House’s Crown division in 2014. Prior to joining
Never seen anything like this:a female protester just tackled. DC cops are in the street trying to keep Turkish guards from hurting folks — Yochi Dreazen (@yochidreazen) This Erdogan security detail called me ‘a pkk whore’ For standing in
Shootings by border guards, illegal deportations and desperate conditions are all the result of the EU forcing Turkey to take so many fleeing Syrians
It was beyond sad to read in the Times this week that Turkish border guards have allegedly shot dead Syrians trying to reach safety in Turkey. Sixteen refugees, including three children, have been killed trying to escape the battlegrounds of northern Syria in the past four months, according to the Syrian Observatory for Human Rights, a frequently cited watchdog.
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