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UN Calls on Turkey to Release Post-Coup Attempt Prisoners

A United Nations Special Rapporteur said Friday the Turkish government is “imposing draconian measures that limit freedom of expression” and called on the country's leaders to release those held in prison for exercising their rights. Envoy David Kaye acknowledged that Turkey had a duty to its citizens to keep them safe after the failed July coup attempt, but said the government had gone too far in jailing journalists and others, and the action will “generate polarization and long-term...

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