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Protest of the Turkish journalist Ruhat Mengi together with other journalists in Ankara (photo: dapd)

Commentary by Aryeh Neier

Turkey's Imprisoned Press

According human rights organisations, there were never as many journalists in prison in Turkey since the end of the military regime in 1983 as during the past year. Aryeh Neier, founding member of "Human Rights Watch", criticizes the state of media freedom of Turkey, which in his view conflicts with the nation's general human rights situationMore