Recep Tayyip Erdogan has been clamping down methodically on the media in Turkey for years, first as prime minister and now as president. The persecution of journalists across the political spectrum is growing in ferocity and includes arrests, threats and intimidation – all actions unworthy of a democracy. His victims… »
Journalists in Turkey have staged a protest rally in the capital, Ankara, to denounce the arrest and detention of two prominent editors. Protesters marking the Working Journalists’ Day on Sunday held banners and chanted slogans during the demonstration in support of jailed journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul. Dundar and… »
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