In other news:
Since the attempted coup, the government has ordered more than a hundred outlets to close and arrested 48 journalists
Turkey has intensified its crackdown on the media since last month’s attempted coup, with rights groups decrying a wave of decrees that have turned the country into the world leader in locking up journalists.
Turkey blocked access to three social media sites for seven hours on Thursday. On the night of Aug. 25, at 11:07pm local time, Turkish ISPs started throttling access to Twitter, Facebook, and YouTube: Confirmed: Twitter, Facebook & YouTube blocked
Aerial footage of the burning wreckage of buildings following the bombing of a police checkpoint in Cizre, a town close to Turkey’s borders with Syria and Iraq. Kurdish rebels were behind the blast, according to Turkey’s state-run news agency Anadolu
An interview with A.H. Banisadr, Iran’s former president, about the aftermath of the coup in Turkey.
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