Ahmet Taner Kislali

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Attacks on the Press 2000: Turkey

March 19, 2001 12:00 PM ET

In December 1999, the European Union (EU) finally agreed to accept Turkey's application for membership. Yet questions remained about the government's committment to the human-rights reforms needed to actually join the EU. If press freedom is any indicator, Turkey has...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: 1999 Death Toll: Listed by Country

March 22, 2000 12:10 PM ET

[Click here for full list of documented cases] At its most fundamental level, the job of a journalist is to bear witness. In 1999, journalists in Sierra Leone witnessed rebels' atrocities against civilians in the streets of Freetown. In the...

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Attacks on the Press 1999: Turkey

March 22, 2000 12:01 PM ET

For years, Turkey has had one of the liveliest yet most restricted presses in the region. This paradox was again on display in 1999. Print and broadcast media continued to cover sensitive social and political topics and were often unbridled...

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Turkish Journalist Assassinated

October 21, 1999 12:00 AM ET

Calls on Prime Minister to Launch Immediate Investigation and to Bring Perpetrators to Justice New York, N.Y., October 21, 1999-The Committee to Protect Journalists expressed outrage at the assassination today of prominent academic and journalist Ahmet Taner Kislali. Kislali,...

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