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Turkey - TV satellite operator usurps court's prerogative to silence Kurdish TV station

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is stunned by Paris-based TV satellite operator Eutelsat's decision yesterday to stop carrying the broadcasts of Copenhagen-based Kurdish TV station Roj TV on the grounds that a Danish court found it guilty of supporting the Kurdistan Workers Party (PKK), an armed separatist group regarded by Turkey as a terrorist organization. “We are shocked by this unilateral and outrageous decision violating freedom of expression,” Reporters Without Borders said. “By suspending (...)

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