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Turkey - Turkish media forbidden to mention 80 Turkish hostages in Iraq

Reporters without borders
Read in Turkish / Türkçe The Turkish authorities have yet again reacted to a problem by imposing censorship. On 16 June, an Ankara court banned all Turkish media, including online media, from mentioning the abduction of 80 Turkish citizens in northern Iraq by the Jihadi militant group Islamic State in Syria and the Levant (ISIS). The government's management of this crisis had been much criticized in recent days. Issued at the request of the Ankara prosecutor's office, the court order's (...)

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