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Turkey media crackdown sees 131 outlets shut down

16 TV stations, 45 Newspapers, 15 magazines, 29 publishers shut in post-coup purge, sparking concern for press freedom.

16 TV stations, 45 Newspapers, 15 magazines, 29 publishers shut in post-coup purge, sparking concern for press freedom.

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Prominent journalist freed in Azerbaijan

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova - an investigative reporter for Radio Free Europe - has been released on probation.

Azerbaijani journalist Khadija Ismayilova - an investigative reporter for Radio Free Europe - has been released on probation.

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Gunman held after attack on Turkey journalist

Police have arrested a gunman who fired at least two shots at a prominent Turkish journalist who was briefing reporters about his trial. Can Dundar

Police have arrested a gunman who fired at least two shots at a prominent Turkish journalist who was briefing reporters about his trial. Can Dundar

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Turkish journalists sentenced for revealing state secrets

Prominent Turkish opposition journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul have been sentenced to five years and ten months and five years respectively for

Prominent Turkish opposition journalists Can Dundar and Erdem Gul have been sentenced to five years and ten months and five years respectively for

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Malaysian and Kenyan artists win prestigious cartooning prize

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

Kenyan and Malaysian cartoonists Gado and Zunar have been awarded the 2016 Cartooning for Peace Prize. The accolade, which rewards cartoonists for

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What happens when a journalist disappears?

Every day journalists are being persecuted for doing their jobs. They are spied on, detained, jailed and even murdered. This video is part of a

Every day journalists are being persecuted for doing their jobs. They are spied on, detained, jailed and even murdered. This video is part of a

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Journalists accept Turkey MP's roses days after paper takeover

Turkish authorities have earned a reputation for handing out prison terms to journalists in recent months. But Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu sought

Turkish authorities have earned a reputation for handing out prison terms to journalists in recent months. But Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu sought

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EU leaders 'turning a blind eye' to Turkey's press crackdown

Brussels’ failure to tackle Turkey over press freedom shows EU leaders have dropped the idea of Ankara becoming a member of the bloc, it's been claimed

Brussels’ failure to tackle Turkey over press freedom shows EU leaders have dropped the idea of Ankara becoming a member of the bloc, it's been claimed

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EU warns Turkey over press freedom

Turkey's takeover of leading opposition newspaper Zaman has been widely criticized by EU leaders worried about a media crackdown.

Turkey's takeover of leading opposition newspaper Zaman has been widely criticized by EU leaders worried about a media crackdown.