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Journalists detained after criticizing Turkey's Syria incursion

January 23, 2018 3:29 PM ET

Istanbul, January 23, 2018 --The Committee to Protect Journalists today condemned the detention of at least four journalists in Turkey after they criticized its incursion into northern Syria, and urged Turkish authorities to release the journalists and allow the...

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of January 15

January 18, 2018 4:17 PM ET

Journalists in custody Police the southeastern city of Diyarbakır on January 12 detained Selman Keleş, a former reporter for the shuttered, pro-Kurdish Dihaber News Agency, and released him the next day on order of a local court, online newspaper...

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Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of December 17, 2017

December 21, 2017 11:51 AM ET

Journalists sentenced A court in Turkey's southeastern Hakkâri region on December 15 sentenced Nedim Türfent, a former reporter for the shuttered pro-Kurdish Dicle News Agency (DİHA), to eight years and nine months in prison for "being a member of...

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