Feb
18

Jailed journalists a sign of declining press freedom in Turkey

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Turkey is often held up in the U.S. and Europe as a model of how democracy can work in a Muslim country. But activists say press freedom continues to erode.

One ofTurkey'sbest known publishers and human rights activists is sitting in prison — again — waiting for a court case that appears to be at a virtual standstill. He is far from alone.

from By J. Michael Kennedy, Los Angeles Times

via http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/middleeast/la-fg-turkey-media-20120219,0,6877829.story?track=rss

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