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Turkey Press Freedom Seen as Under Serious Threat

Freedom of the press in Turkey is under serious threat, according to a coalition of global media rights groups who have completed an urgent mission to the country ahead crucial parliamentary election next month.   Dozens of supporters of the ruling AK party protested outside the offices of the Hurriyet newspaper last month, after it published an article they claimed contained lies about Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan.  Days later, one of the newspaper’s columnists was...

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