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Turkey - Climate of hostility towards news media

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is again very worried by the repressive nature of the Erdogan government's response to Turkey's three-week-old protest movement. Ever since the police stormed Istanbul's Gezi Park on 15 June, the government has been making very aggressive statements about the movement's organizers and supporters, and those who cover it. They are accused of acting at the behest of “external actors” or in collusion with “terrorist organizations” with the aim of destabilizing the country. (...)

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