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Turkey - Blow to impunity awaited from newspaper editor murder trial

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders hails the progress that has been made in the investigation into local newspaper owner Cihan Hayirsevener's 2009 murder in Bandirma, a city southwest of Istanbul, and hopes that the trial of his alleged killers will be completed successfully, despite some foot-dragging and negligence. A similar determination is needed in the many other cases of attacks and physical violence against journalists in Turkey, most of which go unpunished. Progress in Hayirsevener murder (...)

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