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Turkey - Courts start to free journalists under reform package

Reporters without borders
Vedat Kursun, the former editor of the Kurdish-language daily Azadiya Welat (Free People), has finally been freed after three years and seven months in jail on a charge of propaganda on behalf of the outlawed Kurdistan People's Party (PKK). His release was ordered by a court in the eastern city of Diyarbakir on 23 July. “We take note of this release,” Reporters Without Borders said. “The rate at which journalists are being freed is still too slow and should be accelerated by the newly-adopted (...)

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