More than 120 journalists still jailed in Turkey – International Press Institute

FILE PHOTO: Press freedom activists read opposition newspaper Cumhuriyet during a demonstration in solidarity with the jailed members of the newspaper outside a courthouse, in Istanbul, Turkey, July 28, 2017. REUTERS/Murad Sezer/File Photo

ISTANBUL (Reuters) – More than 120 journalists are still being held in Turkey’s jails, a global record, and the situation of the media in the country has not improved since the lifting of a two-year state of emergency last year, a global press watchdog said on Tuesday. Turkey declared a state of emergency soon after […]

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