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Turkey Media Crackdown Expands with Growing Security Concerns

Pressure on journalists in Turkey appears to be spreading to the foreign media. This week, four reporters were denied entry into the country. The most recent was U.S. reporter David Lepeska, who tweeted Monday, “Was just hurried onto a flight to Chicago after being denied entry at Istanbul Ataturk.”  Dutch journalist Ebru Umar was detained by police Sunday at her home in the Turkish Aegean town of Kusadasi. She tweeted, “Police at the door, no joke. ”Umar, who is of Turkish...

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