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Turkey - Turkey jails foreign journalists for first time in 15 years

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After three days in police custody in the mainly Kurdish southeastern city Diyarbakir, three foreign journalists were placed in pre-trial detention on a terrorism charge late yesterday. This is the first time since 1998 that this has happened to foreign media personnel. The police arrested the three journalists, who include British reporters Jake Hanrahan and Philip Pendlebury of VICE News, on the evening of 27 August, searching their hotel rooms and seizing their equipment. They were (...)

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