Recip Tayyip Erdoğan

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Turkish President Erdoğan sues recently arrested journalist Sedef Kabaş

Istanbul, February 9, 2022 – In response to Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan’s civil lawsuit seeking damages from journalist Sedef Kabaş and TELE1 television board chair Fırat Sakar, the Committee to Protect Journalists issued the following statement calling for the complaint to be dropped. “President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan should drop his civil suit against imprisoned…

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Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan attends a news conference with European officials on March 26, 2018. An Istanbul court on March 29 acquitted Ahmet Altan of insulting Turkish President Recip Tayyip Erdoğan in a 2012 column in the now-shuttered daily Taraf, according to reports.(AFP/Dimitar Dilkoff)

Turkey Crackdown Chronicle: Week of March 26, 2018

Pro-Kurdish newspaper seized A government-affiliated insurer and fund manager took over one of Turkey’s last remaining pro-Kurdish dailies, Özgürlükçü Düşünce, on March 28, and Istanbul police detained at least 27 of its staff members, according to news reports.

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