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Turkey - Journalists targeted by virulent smear campaign

Reporters without borders
Reporters Without Borders is very disturbed by the aggressive smear campaign that the Islamist and nationalist daily Yeni Akit (New Agreement) and its website,, have been waging in recent days against four leading journalists – Ali Bayramoglu, Cengiz Candar, Hasan Cemal and Yasemin Congar – because of their views on Turkey's Kurdish issue. Politicians are also being attacked. "By targeting people committed to tolerance and peace, this campaign is trying to block any evolution (...)

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