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Turkey Jails Record Number of Journalists in Post-coup Crackdown

There are at least 81 journalists imprisoned in Turkey, which is more than are jailed in any other country, and accounts for almost one third of all imprisoned journalists worldwide. According to the Committee to Protect Journalists, the journalists jailed by the Turkish government in the aftermath of a failed July coup attempt sent the total number of jailed journalists soaring from 199 in 2015 to 259 now. The 81 journalists imprisoned in Turkey have been accused of anti-state...

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