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Turkey State TV Says 'No' to Opposition Campaign Ad

Turkey’s state-run broadcaster has refused to air an election campaign advertisement by the main opposition Republican People’s Party, or CHP,  because it directly criticizes the ruling Justice and Development Party, or AKP, prompting an outcry from press unions and civil rights activists. The decision by the Turkish Radio and Television corporation comes just weeks before a crucial parliamentary election and as government pressure mounts on the country’s media, prompting protests...

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