Many journalists in Turkey entered 2017 in jail and some of their colleagues did not forget them….

In Uncategorized on January 1, 2017 at 17:37

“Journalists in #Turkey send their greetings to their colleagues in prison with this picture published in the few remaining critical papers “


Wall Street Journal – Gordon Fairclough – Dec 31, 5:32 AM

Turkish authorities detained a Wall Street Journal staff reporter for 2 ½ days this past week, without permitting him contact with his family or attorneys before releasing him. The reporter, Dion Nissenbaum, 49 years old, left Turkey to…

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Vía Erkan’s Field Diary


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