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Only a few, literally, critical legacy media outlet remains in Turkey after the last raids…

In Uncategorized on October 4, 2016 at 14:34

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I guess, Cumhuriyet, Sözcü, Halk TV are the only few media outlets that remain to be classified as critical of government…
Regie room of Hayatın Sesi TV has been sealed, its Youtube broadcast shut down. Continuing its broadcasting on social media, channel staff said “We are here and not going anywhere. These days will pass”.
10 TV channels including Hayatın Sesi, Azadi TV, Jiyan TV, Van TV, TV10, Denge TV and Zarok TV have been removed from TÜRKSAT.
Turkish police raided the offices of broadcaster imc TV and cut its transmission on Oct. 4, after the station was pulled off the air last week over allegations of “spreading terrorist propaganda.”

Critics accuse government of abusing emergency powers and targeting media for reporting on Kurdish issues

Twelve television channels have been removed from Türksat, Turkey’s top satellite network, as a part of a state of emergency decree issued in the Official Gazette after the July 15 failed coup attempt
Representatives of shut down media organs and press trade associations have stressed in the press statement that media workers have become victimized in the wake of the coup attempt.
Turkish authorities have suspended 12,801 police officers from duty, police headquarters said on Oct. 4 over their suspected links with U.S.-based preacher Fethullah Gülen and his network, blamed by Ankara for orchestrating a failed coup attempt in July
independent.co.uk – Sep 30, 10:07 AM

While international focus is on the devastating bombing going on in Aleppo, another offensive is taking place, much of it in the shadows, which could be a game-changer in Syria’s bloody civil war. The Turkish military, with armour, air-power and…

 

TOKİ has taken over the task of putting up the wall from the Ministry of Defense to entirely block the Syrian border of 900 km. Razor wire will be placed on the concrete wall of 3-meter high to be built throughout the borderline.
Turkey plans to provide education to up to 450,000 Syrian children in the 2016-2017 academic year, the deputy minister of education said on Sept. 28.
Turkish EU Affairs Minister Ömer Çelik has slammed EU Commissioner Johannes Hahn for his remarks about the opposition Peoples’ Democratic Party’s (HDP) role in the solution of the Kurdish issue in Turkey

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