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Fears of Curtailed Press Freedoms in Turkey Grow

A Turkish prosecutor's call to close TV stations linked to Islamic cleric Fethullah Gulen has added fuel to growing criticism that state and most other media outlets are biased in favor of the government ahead of June’s general election. Gulen is accused of conspiring against the government. The TV stations are among the few remaining media outlets critical of the ruling AK Party. Political scientist Cengiz Aktar of Istanbul’s Suleyman Sah University said the closure of the...

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