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People watch a live broadcast of a televised debate between Istanbul's mayoral candidates at a tea house in Diyarbakir on June 16, 2019. (AFP/Ilyas Akengin)

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of June 16, 2019

Journalist turns himself in, released the same day Yavuz Selim Demirağ, a columnist for the nationalist daily Yeni Çağ who was attacked by a group of men who beat him with baseball bats in May, was released from prison under judicial control around midnight the day he turned himself in, Deutsche Welle reported on June…

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The Bloomberg building in New York, in November 2013. Turkey has charged two Bloomberg reporters with undermining Turkey's economic stability, over their reporting on the economy. (Reuters/Eduardo Munoz)

Turkey charges Bloomberg reporters with undermining the economy

New York, June 14, 2019 – The Committee to Protect Journalists condemned the decision by Turkey’s judiciary to charge two Bloomberg reporters over their coverage of the Turkish economy.

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